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

Hysterectomy Basics

What you need to know about the procedure: reasons, risks and alternatives.

Your Health

Exclusive Interview with Fran Drescher

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

Your Health

What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer

We often hear that ovarian cancer is a ‘silent disease’ with no warning signs. We give you all of the details, here.

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Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

Weight loss may lower older women's risk of cancer of the endometrium, the lining of the uterus, a new study suggests.

Your Health

Are You at Risk of Ovarian Cancer?

Women need to be aware their risk for ovarian cancer increases with age. Half of all cases affect women age 63 or older, according to specialists at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

Your Wellness

Even a Hysterectomy May Not Protect Against Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer can occur, often without symptoms or warning, even after a total hysterectomy with ovaries removed.

Real Women, Real Stories

Stay Healthy With Pap and HPV Tests

Let's face it: Most of us don't look forward to gynecologist appointments, but we do it because we like knowing all is well "down there."

Your Health

Why do I need a Pap test and an HPV test?

Why do I need a Pap test and an HPV test?

Your Health

How often should I be screened for cervical cancer?

How often should I be screened for cervical cancer?

Your Health

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

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