Cervical Cancer

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Cervical Cancer?

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Cervical Cancer?

Cervical cancer is a preventable disease. It's the most common type of gynecologic cancer in women worldwide, and it's also the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women. If you’re between the ages of 18 and 64, you should get vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) when you’re up to age 26. Vaccines protect your body from more than just one type of HPV. Regular screening tests can detect abnormal changes in your cervix that might be precursors to cancer and early enough to treat them. HPV Vaccine Vaccination against HPV is recommended for preteens aged 11 to 12 years,…
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