The Cervical Cancer Vaccine. Facts and Information. Presentation. These slides will discuss three topics: Cervical Cancer screening and Pap Tests Information about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Information about the Cervical Cancer Vaccine . Cervical Cancer Screening and Pap Tests.
Facts and Information
and Pap Tests
Cervical Cancer Vaccine
About 80% of Women
will be infected with
HPV in their lifetime
About 7% of
Women will have an abnormal Pap test
300,000 Women (per year in the United States) will have a high grade precancerous lesions
About 10,000 Women (per year in the United States) will develop cervical cancer
‘High Risk’ Types
‘Low Risk’ Types
HPV detected today could have been acquired years ago.
All types may go away on their own, but there is no way to predict if the types you may have will go away.
Follow-up Pap tests