• Cervical cancer: The most common HPV cancer. Almost all cervical cancer is caused by HPV.
  • Vulvar cancer: About 69% are linked to HPV.
  • Vaginal cancer: About 75% are linked to HPV.
  • Penile cancer: About 63% are linked to HPV.
  • Anal cancer: About 91% are linked to HPV.
  • Oropharyngeal cancers (cancers of the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils): About 72% are linked to HPV. [Note: Many of these cancers may be related to tobacco and alcohol use]


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