The combination of the vaccine with the other preventive screening methods. Girls who are vaccinated before they become sexually active will have in the future at least a 70% lower risk of cervical cancer. If they continue getting preventive screenings (for the possibility of infection by HPVs not covered by the vaccine), the final risk will be minimized.
Frequently Asked Questions
HPVs: What they are and what they cause
- HPV and cancer
- Am I the only one with HPV?
How do you explain that many people are infected by HPV viruses but only a few have serious problems from them?Does the chance of infection by genital types of HPV increase depending on the number of sexual partners?
- How did I get HPV?
- When did I contract HPV and who gave it to me?
- What are the tests necessary for checking an HPV infection?
Pap testHPV DNA testColposcopy
- Will I always have HPV?
- How can I protect myself from HPV?
Men and HPV