CDC reports on increasing prevalence of HPV-related cancers in the US
CDC researchers found that the rate of human papillomavirus-related cancers in the US increased from 10.8 per 100,000 people annually in 2004 to 2008 to 11.7 in 2008 to 2012. The findings in the agency's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report also showed that the 9-valent HPV vaccine could have prevented 28,500 of 30,700 annual HPV-linked cancer cases.
Read the AAFP's recommendations regarding HPV vaccination.
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