CDC grand rounds: Reducing the burden of HPV-associated cancer and disease

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Jan 31;63(4):69-72.


Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection in men and women in the United States. Most sexually active persons will acquire HPV in their lifetime. Recent data indicate that approximately 79 million persons are currently infected with HPV, and 14 million persons are newly infected each year in the United States.

MeSH terms

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S.
  • Cost of Illness*
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neoplasms / virology*
  • Papillomavirus Infections / complications*
  • Papillomavirus Infections / prevention & control*
  • United States