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A New Vaccine Could Treat Existing HPV and Precancer of the Cervix

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.

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The HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer. So Why Aren’t More Kids Getting It?

What every parent needs to know about this potentially life-saving shot.

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Tips for Picking an IUD

How do you know which IUD will work best for you? Here’s a look at the pros and cons of all five options.

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Why Isn’t There an HPV Test for Men?

More and more men are being diagnosed with HPV-related cancers of the throat. So why aren’t they routinely screened for the virus?

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One Mother's Journey With Cervical Cancer

Sylvia, a cervical cancer survivor, shares the story of her diagnosis, treatment, and why she advocates other women get the HPV vaccine and regular pap tests.

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11 Important Facts About Cervical Cancer

Learn about cervical cancer risk factors, treatments, HPV, and more in this slideshow, straight from an experienced gynecologic oncologist.

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Breast Cancer Funds for Uninsured Women

If you find a lump in your breast and don't have insurance, you might be eligible for breast cancer screening and treatment through this government program.

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What to Expect at Your First Pap Smear

A pap smear is important for detecting cervical cancer. Here's what you should know before your first appointment.

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HPV, Genital Warts and Cervical Cancer

How Do You Get HPV? Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted infection caused by direct, skin-to-skin contact by way of sexual intercourse or oral sex. Genital warts come from the same family of viruses as the common warts people get on ...