HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. HPV infects both males and females. Certain kinds of HPV can cause CERVICAL, VAGINAL, and VULVAR cancers in females and ANAL cancers in both males and females. HPV often has no visible signs or symptoms; anyone can get the virus and pass it on without even knowing it.
Approximately 14 MILLION PEOPLE will become newly infected each year and about 50% of NEW INFECTIONS occur in 15- 24-year-olds.
Each day in the United States, 33 WOMEN are diagnosed
with HPV-related CERVICAL CANCER.
Every hour, there are an estimated 40 NEW CASES
of GENITAL WARTS in the United States.