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Cervical Cancer Cause and Prevention

Unlike some other cancers, cervical cancer doesn’t run in the family. It’s caused by certain types of HPV. If a woman has an infection from certain types of HPV and the infec...


Who should be vaccinated against HPV?

According to the CDC, those who should be vaccinated against HPV include: All kids who are 11 or 12 years old should get two shots of HPV vaccine six to twelve months apart. Adolescen...


Cervical cancer risk factors

GENERAL RISKS Pregnancy: Women who have had three or more full-term pregnancies, or who had their first full-term pregnancy before age 17, are twice as likely to get cervical...


Agency bridges gap between treatment and cost

‘Shock.’ Estela Barientos sat on the couch holding a handkerchief and describing when she was first told she had cervical cancer. She softly repeated, ‘shock.’ Fear and shock are uni...


Cervical Cancer Awareness

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide. But in the United States and other countries where cervical cancer screening is routine, this cancer is not...


The Colors of Cancer for January is Teal / White - Cervical Cancer Awareness

Welcome to January, the month famous for the last vestiges of holiday cheer. "Happy New Year" we proclaim, with the hopeful caveat that it will be prosperous and healthy. Valid wishes, ...

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