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
New American Cancer Society Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines: Statement from HealthyWomen CEO Beth Battaglino, RN-C
It's important to understand what the new guidelines mean for women's health. Education and collaboration with health care providers is key.
Proponents believe a simple test like this, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical cancer.
Compared to five years ago, more health care providers trust co-testing with a PAP test and an HPV test as what’s best for women.
Mary wants you to read her story and remember to listen to your body and make sure you're being listened to when concerns arise.
24 Sep 2019Real Women, Real Stories
Among Americans aged 18 to 26, two-thirds of men and one-third of women still do not know that the human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer.
16 Sep 2019Sexual Health