HPV stands for human papilloma virus. HPVs are a group of more than related viruses. HPVs are called papillomaviruses because some of the HPV types cause warts or papillomas, which are non-cancerous tumors. But some types of HPV are known for causing cancer. HPV causes most cases of cervical cancer, as penis in different languages
as many vaginal, vulvar, anal, penile, and oropharyngeal cancers cancers of the throat and tongue.