Questions from Readers

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share with you questions we have received from viewers with the hope that these will add to your knowledge about cervical cancer prevention, early detection and treatment.  Cervical cancer is alsmot entirely PREVENTABLE, so please vaccinate early, Pap test regularly and HPV test when recommended.

Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem or are at risk for a disease, you should consult your healthcare provider.

All answers will be published in this forum for the benefit of all individuals and families confronting cervical cancer. To the extent you have or may claim a copyright or any other ownership interest in the contents of the question you submit, by submitting the question you assign any and all said rights to the Foundation for Women’s Cancer.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.