Cervical Cancer

Unlike breast cancer, cervical cancer may not be a female disease you hear about every day. However, both cervical cancer and the virus that causes most cases of cervical cancer—HPV—are prevalent and worth every woman's attention. READ MORE

Cervical Cancer

Teffani Johnson

I Could Have Stopped Cervical Cancer With a Routine Test

As a new mom at 46, I let life get in the way of my personal health

Real Women, Real Stories
LaToya Kight

My Close Friend’s Cancer Diagnosis Helped Save My Life

After losing my close friend to cancer that was diagnosed too late, I knew I had to advocate for myself

Real Women, Real Stories
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HPV, Cervical Cancer and Cervical Cancer Screening: What Do You Need to Know?

Cervical cancer is highly preventable. The answers to these common questions could help save your life.

Prevention & Screenings
Cervical Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

Cervical Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

Don't let costs stop you from getting screened

Prevention & Screenings
Understanding Your HPV Type and the Risks That Go With It

Understanding Your HPV Type and the Risks That Go With It

Testing for HPV types can help you understand your risk of disease

Cervical Cancer
Doctor talking to patient at hospital room

Removing Barriers to Cervical Cancer Screening for the LGBTQ Community

Misinformation, bias and lack of access to health care can put LGBTQ people with cervixes at greater risk of developing cancer

Prevention & Screenings
Doctor Talking With a Patient About HPV

Conversation Tips for Talking With a Patient About HPV

Screening, vaccination and conversation are crucial to preventing HPV and cervical cancer

Conditions & Treatments
African American woman with cancer enjoying time outside

It’s Baaaack: An Old HPV Infection Can Become Active Again as You Get Older

Think you don't need cervical cancer screenings as you age? Think again.

Your Health
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The Importance of Cervical Cancer Screening During COVID-19 and Beyond

Screenings like the Pap and HPV tests can prevent cervical cancer — but only if people get them

Prevention & Screenings
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Ovarian Cancer Is Not a Death Sentence

I have a rare, recurrent type of ovarian cancer — and I'm still thriving

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Poniéndole fin al estigma alrededor de los cánceres producidos por el VPH

El VPH produce cánceres de cabeza y cuello, entre otros. ¿Qué podemos hacer para terminar con el estigma en torno a estas enfermedades?

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

In ovarian cancer, the cells of the ovary grow and divide uncontrollably. The cells may form a tumor on the ovary, parts of which can break off and spread to other parts of the body. READ MORE

Conditions & Treatments