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HPV (human papilloma virus) is a group of viruses that can cause warts in various parts of the body, particularly the genital and head and neck areas. Some types of HPV are known to cause cancer. While most of the media and medical community focus on HPV-associated cervical cancer, oropharyngeal cancer (related to the mouth and throat) is also as common as cervical cancer.

Learn how to prevent HPV Oropharyngeal Cancer