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

Check out this Women Magazine/aWomensheath.com page on gynecologic cancers, featuring our Listen, Learn, Act message and an article by National Race Surgeons Team Captain Linda Duska, M.D.

Awareness

This year’s GCAM awareness is focused on the important link between obesity and endometrial cancer. Check out the new toolkit to learn more.

Research

Prize applications are due on October 8, 2014. The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is pleased to share its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards booklet.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 in West Bloomfield, MI. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.