This app is aimed at both Portuguese women and men to give an overview of preventing and treating diseases caused by more than 120 different types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV).
It also has a special focus on the link between HPV and cervical cancer, and the importance of HPV vaccination.
The app is organised to give age and gender relevant information and guidance to specific groups, including:
The app links to more detailed content on a dedicated website, including patient videos at:
“Cervical Cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in Portuguese women under 50.
In Portugal, the HPV vaccine prevents 97% of cases, proving that there are cancers that can be prevented!…The Portuguese League Against Cancer launches the Cervical Cancer and HPV App as a contribution to the prevention and early diagnosis of cancers associated with Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection. This application meets specific accessibility criteria for the blind and visually impaired.”
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