Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease
causing genital warts and cervical cancer, as well as cancers of
the vulva, vagina and anus. An estimated 10,000 cases of cervical
cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.
The most common sexually-transmitted disease, Human
Papillomavirus (HPV), causes genital warts and is responsible for
the onset of cervical cancer. The virus has many sub-types; the
benign ones cause genital warts and the more aggressive sub-types
infect the cervix, creating pre-cancerous and cancerous changes
over time. The majority of cervical cancers are caused by HPV
sub-types 16 and 18, while sub-types 6 and 11 are the culprits for
Whether cervical cancer runs in your family or
you have questions about whether your daughter should receive the
HPV vaccine, a cervical cancer expert will be on hand near
Ahwatukee Foothills to answer your questions next week.
Attorney General candidates Republican Mark Brnovich and Democrat Felecia Rotellini debate at the East Valley Tribune office in Tempe on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2014.Question 2: What are your thoughts on the restriction on RU486 and should the state continue to pursue the case to the Supreme Court?