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Infection and Cancer Prevention

Worldwide, infections are known to cause a relatively small percentage of cancers. However, where a link between a viral, bacterial, or parasitic agent and cancer is known, you can take steps to protect yourself.

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of these infections and is sexually transmitted.

  1. In the HPV section menu to the right:
    • The Science - Find out the facts and BC statistics about HPV and cancer risk.
    • Reduce Your Risk - Information on what you can do to reduce your cancer risk from HPV.
    • Resources - Where to find more information about HPV.

  2. Soon we will also be providing information on Hepatitis-C infection and the increased risk of liver cancer that it brings.

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