Several cancers are associated with HPV. These cancers include:
This HPV Prevention Week, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has as its goal to work towards the elimination of cervical cancer through education, awareness and vaccination.
Lower your risk of contracting HPV by using a condom every time you have sex, quit smoking, and getting vaccinated – it’s 90% effective at preventing the HPV types responsible for most genital warts and HPV-related cancers!
Help us grow awareness of HPV and cervical cancer by sharing your story online with other Canadians. Use the hashtag #MyHPVStory to be heard and help others across the country.
Follow the SOGC on Twitter and Facebook and retweet and share our facts about HPV and Cervical Cancer from October 1 to 7. Help us educate fellow Canadians to get tested and vaccinated. Use the following hashtags to join the national conversation:
We’re lighting up landmarks across the country in teal to raise awareness of HPV Prevention Week. Take a selfie in front of a teal-lit landmark near you and post it on social media, using the above hashtags and #LightItUpTeal. We can’t wait to see your photos!
Joining our 2019 HPV Prevention Week campaign? Download and share the following images on social media to spread the word!