Special topic: HPV associated cancers
Introductory figures A–E
Figures 1.1–2.3 – incidence
Figures 3.1–4.3 – mortality
Figures 5.1–6.2 – survival and prevalence
Figures 7.1–7.7– HPV-associated cancers
Source data for figures (Excel file)
Media release 2016
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Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.