Cervical cancer was once one of the most common cancers affecting women. In past years, medical researchers have reported a significant decrease in incidences of cervical cancer, which has been attributed to increase in regular Pap tests being performed. Pap tests are a crucial part of preventing cervical cancer since they can detect precancerous lesions […]
Hearing the news that your cancer is cured is one of the greatest and most relieving feelings! After the initial wave of happiness, however, you may have a lot of questions about what comes next.
40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and testing methods for this disease. Although the numbers have improved, approximately 12,000 women will be diagnosed and 4,120 will die from the disease this year.
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month! Cervical Cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet over 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with it each year. Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections and is found in about 99% of cervical cancers. While almost 90% […]
Here are just a few facts about cervical health that you might not be aware of: Every year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. 91 percent of women who catch cervical cancer in its early stages survive. Cervical cancer is most common in women 35-44 years of age. […]