Sharing messages and supporting HPV Awareness Day

Today is International HPV Awareness Day.

HPV is the human papillomavirus. It is extremely common and around 80% of us will have it at some point of our life.

For most of us, the virus will be harmless and have no symptoms, however, for some it can have some serious consequences.

Around 5% of all cancers are caused by HPV. In the UK, this translates to more than 18,000 people every year.

HPV is also now one of the leading causes of mouth cancer.

Mouth cancer can have a devastating effect on a person’s quality of life. Our charity has seen this impact first-hand.

That’s why we are supporting International HPV Awareness Day.

Our goal is simple – to improve everybody’s understanding of HPV.

Let’s improve awareness of HPV together….