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Beyond HPV: Certain Bacteria Raise Cervical Cancer Risk

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.

By Diane Domina

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.

By Stephanie Stephens

Quiz: Do You Know the Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer?

Does birth control use increase your risk of cervical cancer? What about your family history? Test your knowledge here.

By Eileen Bailey

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?

By Lara DeSanto