Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Facts & Prevention

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year1, but the disease is virtually always preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening (Pap and HPV tests). When cervical cancer is found early, it is highly treatable and associated with long survival and good quality of life. Continue reading

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which is aimed at encouraging women across the country to get screened for cervical cancer and, if eligible, receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. Every year, an estimated 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. While all women are at risk for cervical cancer, it occurs most often in women over the age of 30. Luckily, it is highly preventable and treatable due to improved screenings and testing—especially when detected early. Continue reading