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Two of these were types that caused cancer (HPV 16 and HPV 18), and two were types that cause genital warts (HPV 6 and 11).
Certain low-risk strains—there are, in fact, more than 100 types of HPV in all—can cause genital warts or benign or low-grade changes in the cells of the uterine cervix.
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- The “magic bullet” on the horizon is a vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus which not only causes genital warts but is the leading cause of cervical cancer.
- —Mary Jane Horton, Ms., Summer 2005
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