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Search Treatment Options for Cancer

If you have cancer, search available clinical trials with HealthyWomen's free and confidential Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

'Moderate' Precancerous Cervical Lesions May Not Need Treatment
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'Moderate' Precancerous Cervical Lesions May Not Need Treatment

A new study calls for regular monitoring of "moderate" cervical lesions that might point to the potential for cancer later on, rather than immediate treatment.

This May Lower Cervical Cancer Risk
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This May Lower Cervical Cancer Risk

IUD contraceptive devices may reduce a woman's risk of cervical cancer by about a third, a new review concludes.

U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated
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U.S. Deaths From Cervical Cancer May Be Underestimated

The number of women who die from cervical cancer in the United States may be higher than previously believed, and the risk is greatest among older and black women, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Learn About Cervical Cancer
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Health Tip: Learn About Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer starts in the lower part of the woman's womb. Most cases are caused by the sexually-transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), the U.S. Office on Women's Health says.

Women's Health Screenings After 65
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Women's Health Screenings After 65

Sometimes even health care professionals are uncertain how to advise older women about mammograms and Pap tests. Here are some guidelines.

5 Things You Should Know About Cervical Cancer
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5 Things You Should Know About Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer often comes with no warning signs, so it's important to know what you can do to prevent it and screen for it.

Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry
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Got the HPV Vaccine Before You Knew You Were Pregnant? Don't Worry

The cancer-preventing HPV vaccine does not appear to have any ill effect on babies unintentionally exposed to it in the womb, researchers report.