WebMD's slideshow explains the symptoms, causes, treatments, and survival rates for cervical cancer. A close link to the HPV virus offers a way to prevent many cases.
5 Tips for Preventing Cervical Cancer
More than 11,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed each year with cervical cancer. Here's advice from a gynecologic oncologist on how to reduce your risk.
How to Win the Battle Against Cervical Cancer
Thanks to early detection and treatment, deaths due to cervical cancer have dropped in recent decades throughout most of the developed world. Yet inequitable access to screening and medical services place the mortality burden largely on the lives of women in low and middle-income countries. Every year cervical cancer claims the lives of over 200,000 … Continued
STDs & Cervical Cancer: What Women Need to Know
To educate women this Gynecological Cancers Awareness Month, ARCpoint Labs is sharing more about the link between STDs and cervical cancer.
New cervical cancer screening guidelines released: What you need to know
The new guidance aims to simplify cervical cancer screenings.
Why is cervical cancer killing many more African-American women than we thought?
A new research analysis suggests the mortality rate of cervical cancer is higher than we thought, especially among African-American women. Miles O’Brien talks with Dr. Jennifer Caudle of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine about the findings, as well as the racial disparities in health care.
The Great Success And Enduring Dilemma Of Cervical Cancer Screening
The Pap smear has dramatically decreased rates of cervical cancer, but testing too often has a downside, too. Many women say they aren't yet ready to follow new guidelines and skip the annual tests.
HPV Vaccination or How to Prevent Cervical Cancer the Easy Way |
by: Kathryn L. Deason, MD, F.A.C.O.G HPV: Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination … When my oldest daughter was in college she received the HPV vaccination during the first year it was introduced. She said to me “I feel proud to be in the first generation of women able to get this vaccine.” That is an exact quote, and as a Gynecologist, I felt proud that my daughter responded in such a positive way. And as a Gynecologist, I strongly recommend that your sons and…
What is HPV's link to cervical cancer?
It's important for women to see their gynecologist every year for a number of reasons, says Dr. Navid Mootabar, chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Northern Westchester Hospital. A pap smear, which can detect
cervical cancer rate halved in 10 years
Since the launch over 10 years ago, HPV vaccine effectiveness has been so high, that the rate of cervical cancer has been cut in half.
How can you prevent cervical cancer?
Cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of cancer deaths in women. But thanks to screenings such as the pap and HPV tests, cervical cancer rates are declining.
How Can You Test for Cervical Cancer?
HPV may be an indicator of cervical cancer. Learn how your age may be a risk factor:
7 Facts About HPV & Cervical Cancer
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most commonly sexually-transmitted infection in the US and is the cause of almost all cervical cancers in women. Nearly 80 million individuals in the US, most in t…
How does an annual well woman exam prevent cervical cancer?
An annual well woman exam at PGOMG is an important step in cervical cancer detection and prevention.
The Facts About Cervical Cancer
For most women, a Pap smear or HPV test as part of an annual checkup with the OB/GYN is part of the routine. But how...
Cervical Cancer and HPV Symptoms: What You Need to Know
Cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted infection. It is estimated that 14 million new infections occur every year.
Cervical cancer survivor: Why I support the HPV vaccine
After a routine HPV test revealed that Sylvia Zaro had the human papillomavirus, she was diagnosed with cervical cancer. The mother of three is now a staunch advocate for regular screenings and the HPV vaccine.
HPV Vaccine, Especially Before Age 17, Is Associated with a Large Reduction in Invasive Cervical...
HPV vaccination is associated with a significant reduction in the likelihood of invasive cervical cancer.
The Gardasil controversy: as reports of adverse effects increase, cervical cancer rates rise in...
As reports of adverse effects to Gardasil increase, cervical cancer rates in HPV-vaccinated age groups are also rising.