Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Head and Neck Cancer

If you've received a head and neck cancer diagnosis, here are some important questions to ask your healthcare provider.

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A Rare Head and Neck Cancer Taught Me How to Be My Best Advocate

My journey with mucoepidermoid carcinoma taught me the importance of trusting myself

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Head and Neck Cancer

Learn about the symptoms, how it's diagnosed and ways to reduce your risk

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Barriers to Care: Head and Neck Cancer

From getting a diagnosis to finding care, head and neck cancer can be difficult to manage

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Is It Hemorrhoids or Something Worse?

How to know when to talk to your doctor

Your Health

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

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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

How I Overcame Anal Cancer and Threw a Huge Party

No one ever told me my HPV diagnosis could lead to anal cancer. Now I'm on a mission to educate people, save lives and dispel the stigma around this increasingly common disease.

Real Women, Real Stories

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.

Prevention & Screenings

Studies Confirm the HPV Shot Is Safe

The HPV vaccine gives parents a chance to prevent their children from developing some types of cancer, and two new studies reaffirm what past research has found -- the vaccine is safe.

Prevention & Screenings

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

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.

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