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

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.

Your Care

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.

Created With Support

HPV and Menopause: Are We Ever Out of the Woods?

HPV, or human papillomavirus, is not just a concern for young people. The virus, which causes most cases of cervical cancer, can also occur in women around menopause.

Your Health

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

Most Americans in the Dark About Cancer-Causing HPV

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.

Sexual Health

'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.

Cervical Cancer

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.

Your Health

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.

Cervical Cancer

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.

Sexual Health

HPV-Linked Cancers Still Climbing in US

Cancers linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) keep rising in the United States, even though most cases are preventable, health officials reported.

Sexual Health

9 Warning Signs of Cervical Cancer You Shouldn't Ignore

Cervical cancer is one of the few cancers that can be prevented. Know how to prevent it and know the warning signs.

Your Health