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

My Life-Changing Cervical Cancer Diagnosis Inspired Me to Become an Advocate for Women’s Health

An unexpected diagnosis led me to a whole new perspective

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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

Real Women, Real Stories

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

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

Cervical Cancer Taught Me to Talk About My Vagina

In my community, talking about sex and vaginas is taboo – but my cervical cancer diagnosis showed me the importance of sex education and open conversation

Real Women, Real Stories

Ridding the World of Cervical Cancer

The World Health Organization has a plan to rid the entire planet of cervical cancer. Here's what you need to know about this commonly diagnosed disease.

Your Health

Don’t Put Off Your Screening and Vaccination for Cervical Cancer

Screening and vaccination are vital for preventing cervical cancer, and women need to know the preventive tools available

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Ending the Stigma Around Cancers Caused by HPV

HPV causes head and neck cancers, among others. What can we do to end the stigma around these illnesses?

Your Body
Fran Drescher and her dog, Angel, this year
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Exclusive Interview with Fran Drescher

The star of "The Nanny" opens up about her cancer journey.

Your Health

NIH Spearheads Study to Test At-Home Screening for HPV and Cervical Cancer

Proponents believe a simple test like this, which can be done at home, may help the U.S. move closer to eradicating cervical cancer.

Prevention & Screenings

Support for PAP and HPV Testing Together Continues to Grow

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.

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