Actress Jaime Winstone is warning teenagers about the possibility of getting cancer tumors through oral sex and it is marketing a vaccine which could avoid it.
The 25-year-old looks at the issue and what young people can do to make themselves safer in a new BBC Three documentary.
The newest figures through the nationwide Cancer Intelligence Network suggest there are around 800 instances of peoples papillomavirus (HPV) related cancer that is oral 12 months into the UK, utilizing the most of situations diagnosed in guys.
Newsbeat asked Professor Margaret Stanley through the department of pathology during the University of Cambridge concerning the facts behind HPV and cancer that is oral.
What is HPV?
HPV is a tremendously common virus. There are many than 100 kinds.