You don't always know you have kale teeth.

Just like you don’t always know you have the HPV virus - the main cause of cervical cancer.

It’s estimated that about 80% of Canadian women of reproductive age will get the HPV virus in their lifetime.

Prevention

You don’t always know you’ve over-tucked.

Just like you don’t always know you have the HPV virus - the main cause of cervical cancer.

It’s estimated that about 80% of Canadian women of reproductive age will get the HPV virus in their lifetime.

Prevention

You don’t always know your devices are connected.

Just like you don’t always know you have the HPV virus - the main cause of cervical cancer.

It’s estimated that about 80% of Canadian women of reproductive age will get the HPV virus in their lifetime.

Prevention

Know vs. don't know

You don’t always know you have the HPV virus, the main cause of 99% of all cervical cancers.

But there’s lots to know about the world’s most common STI and how you can help prevent cervical cancer.

Yes, prevent it. How in the know are you?

Click on the arrow that best suits each card.

Question 1 of 8

HPV can be prevented

Question 1 of 8

You got it!

You can help prevent HPV.

Question 1 of 8

Nope!

There are actually steps you can take to help prevent HPV.

Question 2 of 8

Cervical cancer can be caused by HPV

Question 2 of 8

You’re right.

HPV is the main cause of 99% of all cervical cancers.

Question 2 of 8

Sadly, you’re wrong.

HPV is the main cause of 99% of all cervical cancers.

Question 3 of 8

I can’t get HPV if I’m over 35

Question 3 of 8

Incorrect!

You totally can get HPV after 35.

Question 3 of 8

You’re right.

You totally can get HPV after 35.

Question 4 of 8

Condoms protect 100% against HPV

Question 4 of 8

Gah! Incorrect.

Condoms help, but do not protect 100% against HPV transmission.

Question 4 of 8

You’re safer sex savvy.

Condoms help, but do not protect 100% against HPV transmission.

Question 5 of 8

HPV always has symptoms

Question 5 of 8

False!

HPV does not always have symptoms, which is what makes it so easy to pass on.

Question 5 of 8

Good one!

HPV does not always have symptoms, which is what makes it so easy to pass on.

Question 6 of 8

I’m 45 years old, which is too old for HPV vaccination

Question 6 of 8

Better luck next time!

HPV vaccination might be right for any woman aged 9-45 who wants to help protect herself.

Question 6 of 8

You’re on a roll.

HPV vaccination might be right for any woman aged 9-45 who wants to help protect herself.

Question 7 of 8

I had HPV when I was younger, it’s too late for vaccination

Question 7 of 8

Wrong.

HPV vaccination can be appropriate for any woman aged 9-45 who wants to help protect herself.

Question 7 of 8

Yes!

HPV vaccination can be appropriate for any woman aged 9-45 who wants to help protect herself.

Question 8 of 8

I won’t need to get pap tests anymore if I get vaccinated against HPV

Question 8 of 8

Incorrect!

Even if you have been vaccinated, you should continue to help prevent cervical cancer by getting regular pap tests, limiting your sexual partners and always wearing a condom.

Question 8 of 8

That’s right!

You should continue to help prevent cervical cancer by getting regular pap tests, limiting your sexual partners and always wearing a condom.

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