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Human papillomavirus is extremely common, but preventive measures and medicine can reduce risk.

Reviewed by P.W. Payne, M.D. | Public Health

More men than women get HPV, but their risk of cancers is less. It’s far from harmless, though.

New guidelines say adults up to 45 years old can get the HPV vaccine. But is it worth it?

I never thought I would have cancer at age 33, especially not cancer caused by an STI.

Educators weigh the pros and cons of taking this complicated conversation virtual.

We've all heard about HPV, but do you understand the risks? Don't fall for misinformation.

Certain lifestyle habits, including unprotected sex, may be to blame. Find out the facts.

HPV is the most common STI, and it's linked to cancer, so diagnosis and treatment are critical.

Staying informed about HPV can reduce your risk for cancer, including cervical cancer.

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