Human Papillomavirus and Related Cancers in Canada, Fact Sheet 2010

Canada has a population of 13.53 millions women ages 15 years and older who are at risk of developing cervical cancer. Current estimates indicate that every year
419 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 544 die from the disease.

Cervical cancer ranks as the 12th most frequent cancer among women in Canada, and the 3rd most frequent cancer among women between 15 and 44 years of age.

About 9.9% of women in the general population are estimated to harbour cervical HPV infection at a given time, and 74.3% of invasive cervical cancers are attributed to HPVs 16 or 18.

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Retried from the World Health Organization website (2010).