Get immunized for Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) is among the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Canada. Certain HPV types are responsible for approximately 70% of cervical cancers The HPV vaccine is now available for men and women aged nine – 26 to prevent the types of HPV infection that can lead to cervical cancer. Talk to your doctor or local health unit about the HPV vaccine.