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HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic HPV Vaccine and Cervical Cancer.

Background Information

The Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is a sexually transmitted disease that will affect at least 50% of sexually active men and women during their lifetime. HPV is most commonly linked with cervical cancer, although it can cause other types of cancer such as cancer of the vulva, vagina, anus, and penis. Use the following sources to learn more about HPV and the medical, political, legal,  and social issues surrounding it.