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.

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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

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Fast Facts: Here’s What You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer and HPV

Screenings and vaccines are essential to lowering your risk

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Cervical Cancer Prevention

Cervical cancer is mostly preventable. What steps can you take to lower your risk?

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

An unexpected diagnosis lead me to a whole new perspective

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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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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

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

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.

Expert Perspectives

I've Beaten Cancer, But I'm Still Fighting

Heather's battle with cervical cancer led her to testify in front of the FDA for HPV testing. Read her story.

Real Women, Real Stories

How Necessary Is HPV Cervical Cancer Screening for Women After Age 55?

Canadian researchers say it may become unnecessary in women aged 55 or older who have one negative result with the test.

Menopause & Aging Well

I Was Told My Irregular Vaginal Bleeding Was Normal, But I Actually Had Cervical Cancer

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.

Real Women, Real Stories