WOMEN'S HEALTH RESOURCES

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CERVICAL CANCER

HPV is the cause of 90% of cervical cancer cases. The important thing is that women get screened regularly to catch the disease before it progresses.

HPV AT A GLANCE

More than 80% of sexually active people encounter HPV in their lifetime. A whopping 79 million Americans are infected with HPV at any given time and every year 14 million new cases arise.

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HOW CAN WE PROTECT OUR KIDS? OURSELVES?

Education, education, education... And the HPV vaccine.

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AS WE AGE

Many of our health concerns change once we hit 50, but concerns about HPV and cancer are still the same.

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BEATING CERVICAL CANCER

Cervical cancer is treatable when caught in early stages. However, diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer, regardless of how treatable, is still a heavy burden. Fortunately, there are resources to build your support network. With the help of friends, family, medical professionals, other patients, and survivors-- No one fights alone!

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GLOBAL HEALTH

The majority of cervical cancer cases, and cervical cancer deaths occur in low and middle income countries. Compounding risk factors put these women more in danger of developing cervical cancer, and without healthcare infrastructure to support them women often go undiagnosed until the cancer spreads.

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