Hundreds of thousands of people in the world suffer from cancers caused by viruses and millions more suffer from the viruses that cause them, but many people are unaware that a link exists between certain viruses and cancer.
Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect against viruses, and ultimately, prevent cancer.
Certain populations are at increased risk of being infected with viruses, and therefore are also at increased risk for certain cancers.
You may be at increased risk for HPV if you:
You may be at increased risk for hepatitis B if you:
You may be at increased risk for hepatitis C if you:
Think About the Link® spokesperson and Tony Award-winning actress Marissa Jaret Winokur shares her story of battling cervical cancer to motivate others to get the HPV vaccine for cancer prevention. Marissa’s story.
Think About the Link® spokesperson and Mexican-American song artist Alejandro Escovedo shares his story of surviving hepatitis C to motivate others to get tested and treated for the hepatitis C virus. Alejandro’s story.