Utah Cancer Control Program A Unified Cancer Prevention Approach

HPV Vaccine Awareness

What are the Six Types of Cancer Prevented by the HPV Vaccine?

HPV infection can cause:

  1. Cervical cancer

  2. Cancer of the vulva

  3. Cancer of the vagina

  4. Cancer of the penis

  5. Cancer of the anus

  6. Oropharyngeal cancer (cancer in the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils)


The HPV vaccine is the only vaccine available to prevent cancer.

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