cervical cancer

January Brings Important Attention to Cervical Cancer

January 30, 2014

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, providing the opportunity to turn the spotlight on issues related to cervical cancer, its link to human papillomavirus (HPV), and the importance of early detection. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers because of readily available screening tests, including the Pap smear and HPV testing. Despite screening and prevention efforts, approximately 12,000 women each year will be newly diagnosed with cervical cancer in the US. [Read more]