PADUCAH — On Wednesday, you have the chance to sit down with local doctors and talk about HPV.

The Centers for Disease Control says human papillomavirus causes almost 34,00 cases of cancer every year in men and women.

They also say the vaccine for HPV can prevent over 31,000 of those cases.

Doctors and community members will discuss Wednesday how to increase the vaccination rate for HPV.

The public is welcome to attend the event at Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.

For more information on the event, click here.