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.
New cervical cancer screening guidelines released: What you need to know
Cervical cancer screenings to start later and occur less often as the U.S. has fewer HPV infections from strains that cause cervical cancer and warts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide to cervical cancer screenings at every age » Scienceline
What to know before you go to your annual gynecology appointment
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
How often should you get a Pap test to prevent cervical cancer?
What women need to know about cervical cancer screening, risk factors, and symptoms.
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.
Why Rwanda could be the first country to wipe out cervical cancer
The East African country's campaign to end cervical cancer through the HPV vaccine has had to overcome cultural taboos and rumors about infertility -- but it's saving lives.
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…
Your Cancer Answers: Why is cervical cancer screening important?
Question: Why is cervical cancer screening important?
New Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Released: What You Need to Know
People with a cervix might notice a change on their next visit to the OB-GYN thanks to new guidelines about cervical cancer screenings. These new rules aim to reduce stress and increase detection of the virus that causes most cervical cancers.
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 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 and Cervical Cancer: What's the Link?
How does HPV cause cervical cancer? And what can you do to protect yourself
What to Know About Cervical Cancer
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month- a time to learn about the disease and the importance of early detection as well as get screened.
What all women should know about cervical cancer screening
Your physician will help you decide when you need cervical screening tests and how often you should have them/
The Fenway Institute Co-Authors Cervical Cancer Screening Guide To Help Providers Better Care For...
Reproductive health examinations are stressful experiences for anybody, but for those on the transmasculine spectrum, routine gynecological visits can become traumatic. Even the most well-intentioned clinician may fail to provide a safe environment for female-to-male (FTM) patients. To help address this issue, the specific needs and concerns of transmasculine people around cervical cancer screenings have been outlined in a new guide titled Cervical Cancer Screening for…