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.
New Concerns about the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine
American College of Pediatricians – January 2016 The American College of Pediatricians (The College) is committed to the health and well-being of children, including prevention of disease by …
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.
What Are the Symptoms of Cervical Cancer?
Cervical cancer screenings, which typically include a pelvic exam and Pap smear, have significantly reduced the number of cervical cancer incidence and death rates in the United States. These screenings are especially important because symptoms of cervical cancer often go undetected until the disease is more advanced. “The vast majority …
Cervical cancer could be on the way out
When detected in its earliest stages, cervical cancer has a five-year survival rate of approximately 91 percent. With proper utilization of the HPV vaccine, the disease could practically disappear.
Is It Too Soon to Predict an End to Cervical Cancer?
A combination of vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer screening has raised hopes that the disease may eventually be eliminated. What are the facts?
4 Important Things Everyone Should Know About HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common STI, but people are still confused about how it works.
10 Symptoms of Cervical Cancer
Did you know cervical cancer was once the leading killer of American women? Early detection could save your life. Find out what signs to look for.
Cervical cancer and HPV
HPV and cervical cancer are preventable. Get educated about your risk, your options for prevention, and screening opportunities.
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…
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…
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.
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
How Screenings Can Prevent Cervical Cancer
The most important thing to know about cervical cancer may be this: It's largely preventable.
10 signs of cervical cancer you should know
Cervical cancer impacts more than 13,000 women each year — here are the symptoms you should know about the rare disease.