HPV Trends

HPV Trends - HPV Trends

HPV is the cause of the fastest growing oral cancer population under the age of 45 and is responsible for a 15x increase in oral cancer diagnosis.

• 40% of new diagnosis are YOUNG, NON-SMOKERS
• 45,750 new cases of oral cancer of the oral cavity & pharynx
• 57% 5-year survival rate for oral cancers
• 69% of oral cancers are found in LATE STAGE
• 8,650 deaths due to late diagnosis
• 1 out of 2 men will develop cancer in their lifetime
• 1 out of 3 women will develop cancer in their lifetime
• Men are 2x more likely to develop general oral cancers
• HPV - related cancers are 6-7 time more common in men than women
• Those with 6 or more oral sex partners are 8.6x more likely than those
who have never had oral sex
• Number of oral cancers has increased over a 7 year period, where all other cancers have declined
• HPV is transmitted through saliva, sexual and skin-to-skin contact