Learn the signs and symptoms of cervical cancer, along with diagnosis and treatment information and stories of diagnosis and survival.
The current HPV vaccine, Gardasil9, prevents cervical cancer—but a new vaccine could actually get rid of HPV and precancerous cells in people who are already affected.
High-risk strains of HPV cause 99 percent of all cervical cancer cases and a new study suggests certain types of bacteria may also play a role.
While Pap smears and HPV tests have been fairly effective in detecting cervical cancer, a cervical cancer test based on epigenetics is basically fool-proof — and more affordable.
Does birth control use increase your risk of cervical cancer? What about your family history? Test your knowledge here.
Sheila Mulrooney Eldred has written for The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, STAT News, and other publications.
Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.