Despite the vaccine campaign that began in 2008 in Quebec, the number of cancer cases associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) has increased in size; province since the early years 2000.
According to a survey by the National Institute of Public Health (INSP), there are more than 860 a year in Quebec. Nearly two thirds of women's patients.
In comparison, just over 700 cases are found, on average, annually between 2004 and 2007.
HPV causes 286 cervical cancer every year, which includes 79 deaths. There are also many canopies of the oropharynx in the neck, about 316 per annum for 59 deaths.
Vanessa Larin is one of the people who suffered the disease. She was 25 years old when she learned she had done a cancer with HPV in 2013.
"The dubious time has been very strong. I have been disappointed by my doctors for refusal for two or three months," she told TVA News.
She worked with a variety of chemotherapy and radiotherapy cures and she is now doing a good job. She regrets her that she can not have children.
Most women have a huge impact, but more and more people are experiencing; get bad news. "Increasingly, we recognize that there are other types, ENT, vulva, bulletin, penalties and anus cancers," said Dr. Vanessa Samouelian, a top-oncologist at CHUM.
In Quebec, the HPV vaccine program was introduced in 2008. It focused specifically on girls in Level 4 of the primary school. It was extended to boys in 2016.
"Today, we are seeing that there are fewer prevalence, because in the population, we have more patients who have been immunized," said Dr. Samouelian, a & # 39; Invites A question to get a vaccine against her & her; virus.