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