The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause and risk factor of cervical cancer. HPV has been detected in virtually all invasive cervical cancers. About 1 in 4 U.S. females ages 14 - 59 are infected with HPV. The prevalence of HPV is highest (45%) in women ages 20 - 24.
How HPV Is Transmitted. HPV is spread primarily by having sex with a partner infected with HPV. HPV infection around the genitals is common, although most people have no symptoms. Some people with...Read more
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