Infections (e.g. HPV) and cancer

Coronavirus and cancer

We know it’s a worrying time for people with cancer, we have information to help. If you have symptoms of cancer contact your doctor.

Read our information about coronavirus and cancer

Depending on the infection, there are different things you can do to protect yourself, such as vaccinations or practising safe sex.

You can’t catch cancer. 

But some infections, such as HPV, can increase your risk.

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