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.
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.
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.
What You Should Know About Cervical Cancer
DASHA® asked me to share some basic and important information on cervical cancer in honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month. Staci E. Pollack, M.D. , Albert Einstein College of Medicine; It is my pleasure to help educate the female members …
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Cervical Cancer
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.
How Jill healed cervical cancer naturally nearly 40 years ago!
Jill Schneider tells her remarkable story of healing malignant cervical cancer. She refused all conventional treatment! She used a natural way to boost her i...
10 Silent Signs of Cervical Cancer Women Shouldn't Ignore
When it comes to cervical cancer, it's important that women learn to recognize certain abnormal signs and symptoms in their bodies.
What you need to know about gynecological cancers
There are five main types of “female cancers”: ovarian, cervical, vulvar, uterine and endometrial, plus rare fallopian tube cancer. The risk of cancer increases with age, obesity and lack of exercise.
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.
Here's how to keep an eye out for cervical cancer
Get to know the signs of cervical cancer and doctors' tips on how to prevent it.
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.
Listen, Learn & Act to Reduce Your Gynecologic Cancer Risk
Category Every seven minutes, a woman in the United States will learn she has gynecologic cancer, which includes cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine/endometrial cancer, vaginal cancer and vulvar cancer While uterine cancer is the most common of all gynecologic cancers in the U.S., ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death among the gynecologic cancers, and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in women. “The…
Cervical cancer and HPV
HPV and cervical cancer are preventable. Get educated about your risk, your options for prevention, and screening opportunities.
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 …
How to prevent cervical cancer
LONE TREE, Colo. -- New research from the CDC shows that one in five adults in this country is infected with human papillomavirus, or HPV. That can cause multiple kinds of cancers, including cervical cancer. That’s not something 30-year-old Jenny Card ever thought she’d have to worry about. But one day last fall, while she was shopping with her family, she started to hemorrhage. “I had to run out of the store,” she said.
How to deal with cervical cancer? |
A couple months ago, when I learned I had cervical cancer, first thing I did was to research about this cancer type. Next I reviewed all the symptoms. Because I am being very skeptical; I asked myself what if they were wrong? After I got pet scan it was unambiguous, I had cancer. I foundRead more
What is Cervical Cancer
Cervical cancer can be cured when found in the early stages. It is usually discovered when a woman goes in for a Pap smear. In the U...
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.
HPV and Cervical Cancer: What's the Link?
How does HPV cause cervical cancer? And what can you do to protect yourself
How Is Surgery Used to Treat Gynecologic Cancers?
Many associate cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation therapy, but for many women with gynecologic cancers, surgery is often the first line of defense. Colleen Feltmate, MD, director of minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic oncology at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC), shares insight into surgical options to treat these …