- Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
- How do you get genital HPV?
- How common is HPV? Who gets it?
- What are the risk factors for genital HPV?
- Can genital HPV be prevented?
- What are the symptoms of HPV?
- Can HPV be treated?
- HPV and cancer
- What about other HPV-related diseases?
- Testing for HPV
- If I have a positive HPV test, what does it mean?
- HPV vaccines
- Who should be vaccinated and when?
- What are the benefits of the HPV vaccines?
- How much do the HPV vaccines cost? Are they covered by health insurance plans?
- Do women who have been vaccinated against HPV still need Pap tests?
- Can cervical cancer be prevented without a HPV vaccine?
- Where can I find more information about HPV?
Where can I find more information about HPV?
For more information on cervical cancer, HPV, HPV testing, and the HPV vaccines, call us any time, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our website at www.cancer.org.
For more information on the HPV vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/default.htm.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has more information on Gardasil and Cervarix online at: www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ucm172678.htm.
For more information on sexually transmitted illnesses, please contact the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) at www.ashastd.org. You can get information on teen sexual health in English at www.iwannaknow.org or in Spanish at www.quierosaber.org.
Last Medical Review: 04/09/2014
Last Revised: 04/22/2014