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

This special section in Self Magazine features a GYN surgeon and 34-year-old (at the time of diagnosis) patient.

Awareness

This year’s National Race to End Women’s Cancer aims to spread the word that all women should Love Your Ladyparts! Check out site’s new features and join the MOVEMENT.

Research

The Foundation’s research award winners will be notified in January. Thank you to all who sent in their applications.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 in D.C. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.