Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer can be detected early with proper monitoring. Learn about how cervical cancer relates to HPV, early signs of cervical cancer and more.

My “Menopause” Symptoms Turned Out to Be Cervical Cancer

Carol Lacey wasn't worried about her symptoms, but she soon realized how serious they were.

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Doctors Say Knowing About This Vaccine Could Cut Your Cancer Risk Significantly

The HPV vaccine has become available to more patients in recent years. The bad news? Many patients who could benefit...

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HPV and Mental Health: OB-GYNs Report How Stress Affects Your Cervical Cancer Risk

These doctors specializing in women's health—including a gynecological cancer doctor—say that when you take care of your mind, you're taking...

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I Have High-Risk HPV. Now What? Doctors Share Advice (and Assurance)

Eighty percent of adults will be exposed to HPV, sometimes linked with cancer. Doctors say you should stay encouraged, even...

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How Often Should You Get a Pap Smear?

Pap smears can save lives. Find out what a Pap smear is and what it tests for, as well as...

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Do Pap Smears Hurt? How to Make Pap Smears More Comfortable

Pap smears shouldn't hurt. If you experience discomfort, our expert tips will help make sure your next Pap is more...

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7 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Home Cervical Cancer Tests

Skipping a trip to the doctor may sound like a good idea, but are at-home cervical cancer screenings wise?

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After an Abnormal Pap: 4 Things You Should Do Next

An abnormal Pap test result doesn’t have to be scary when you know the right steps to take

Millions More People Can Now Benefit from This Anticancer Vaccine

A vaccine originally approved only for younger people could protect millions of older Americans too, research shows. Find out whether...

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10 Myths About HPV That Could Damage Your Health

Get the real facts about human papillomavirus (HPV): how HPV is spread, the risks of infection, and the benefits of...

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8 Silent Signs of Cervical Cancer You Should Never Ignore

Cervical cancer can often be prevented with routine Pap smears, HPV vaccinations, and regular gynecological exams. But about 13,000 new...

29 Things Doctors Wish You Knew About Cervical Cancer

Between the HPV vaccine and new screening methods, there's more protection from cervical cancer than ever before—but you need to...

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7 Cervical Cancer Risks Every Woman Needs to Know About

There are about 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed in the US each year, according to the American Cancer...