HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)
In this section you can learn about the human papilloma virus (HPV) and its link to cervical cancer and many types of other cancer. You can also get information on testing for HPV and on the HPV vaccines.
Get answers to common questions about HPV, HPV infection, and how HPV testing is used.
Get answers to common questions about the HPV vaccines available today: Gardasil and Cervarix, including who should get them.
Review a list of 8 key facts about the HPV vaccine to learn how it helps protect against cancer.
ACS Recommendations for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Vaccine Use to Prevent Cervical Cancers and Pre-Cancers
Find out what the American Cancer Society recommends regarding vaccines to help prevent HPV infection.
This brief, easy-to-read printable pdf tells women about cervical cancer, HPV, and the role of Pap and HPV tests in preventing cervical cancer. This information is also available as a pdf in Spanish.