Almost 75pc of cervical cancers are caused by HPV, but the virus can also be the cause of cancer in the penis, throat and anus in men.
Currently in the UK and Ireland, girls are vaccinated against the virus on a public scheme by the NHS and HSE respectively, however boys are not vaccinated despite being at risk of cancer later in life.
Jeff brazier who is he dating
Jade tragically lost her battle with cervical cancer in 2009 with Jeff raising them as a single dad ever since.
He has been dating PR girl Kate Dwyer for three years and now the couple have started making plans for their future.
Brazier is campaigning for young men to receive the vaccination like their female peers in the UK, and explained his own personal motivation behind his envolvement.
Speaking to the Daily Mail, the dad-of-two said: "Even despite all the awareness raising Jade did about cancer, I wasn't aware of the risks related to HPV for my sons. But I'll definitely be getting them vaccinated now.
"Jade's death may have been HPV-related so as a family we know first-hand how heart-breaking the consequences of the virus can be.
Jade would want me to do all I can to protect our boys and I can't lose them too." The presenter shared his thoughts about HPV to launch a new private vaccination service by Boots in the UK for young men.He said: "It takes a while to assess it, their anger can be a bit of a shock."The worst thing, which really takes you off your feet is they said they wished it was me that died instead of mummy."Coleen Nolan told him: "That is just a kid, they're just hurt." Viewers took to social media to share their emotions about Jeff's ordeal.One said: "Jeff really is a good guy; he's been a wonderful Dad to those boys."Another added: "Jeff is such a lovely man, I'm sure Jade would be so proud of the job you've done with raising your boys."Loose Women continues tomorrow at 12.30 on ITV.It's been eight years since the untimely death of Big Brother star Jade Goody.And while the father of her children Jeff Brazier has dedicated his life since to raising their sons, it seems he has finally found love.Not that I didn't love Jade, but to be with someone where the relationship blossoms and goes from strength to strength...