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

SGO, ASCCP Clarify Recommendations of Primary HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer Screening. Read the release.

Awareness

We’re pleased to partner with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute to promote their recent webchat on cervical cancer treatment - watch now!

Research

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

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course is February 7-8 in Anchorage, Alaska. For more information, click here.