Articles for Tag: "cervical cancer"

More Americans need to be screened for cancer 
More Americans need to be screened for cancer
Adults are not getting checked often enough for colon, breast and cervical cancer.
3 common risk factors for cervical cancer 
3 common risk factors for cervical cancer
Learn more about the ways women can protect themselves from this disease.
How to add 10 years to your life 
How to add 10 years to your life
Give yourself the gift of life by quitting smoking today.
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection 
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection
A new HPV test that more accurately detects cervical cancer is being made the standard for detection.
Protecting women from HPV  Featured
Protecting women from HPV
The HPV vaccine is approved for women up to age 26. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself after that.
Parents shun HPV vaccine for daughters 
Parents shun HPV vaccine for daughters
Despite the proven safety of the HPV vaccine, a recent study finds the number of teen girls not receiving the shot is rising.
4 most ignored facts about HPV 
4 most ignored facts about HPV
Almost every sexually active person will get HPV at some point in their life, according to the CDC. Here are four facts you should know.