Cervical cancer is the 5th most common cancer in women worldwide with approximately 471,000 new cases diagnosed each year. It’s sobering to think that a woman dies of cervical cancer approximately every 2 minutes.
Diagnosed Cervical Cancer...
The diagnosis of cancer often means that emotions will be on an out-of-control roller coaster ride. Shock, anxiety, sadness, anger, and depression are common in cancer patients and their families. Support groups have been formed to help patients work through and manage many of these emotions.
HPV Vaccination - how to prevent Cervical Cancer
Researchers have developed an important breakthrough that is aimed at preventing cervical cancer in women. The HPV vaccines target the virus known as human papilloma or HPV that is associated with at last half of all cervical cancers. Read more...
What about this website
This website has been set up to provide information about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of this disease. It is intended to be used as an additional source of information for people directly or indirectly affected by cervical cancer. Knowing about risk factors can help prevent this cancer disease. You will also find information about HPV vaccination as a chance to prevent cervical cancer.
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April 16, 2010It is not the intention of Cervicalcancer.org to provide specific medical advice, but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health and their diagnosed disorders. Specific medical advice will not be provided, and Cervicalcancer.org urges you to consult with a qualified physician for diagnosis and for answers to your personal questions.