In general, women are followed with exams (including a pelvic exam) every 3 to 4 months for 3 years, and then every 6 months. In addition, CA 125, and imaging studies such as x-rays, CT scans or MRIs may be periodically performed, especially if you have any new pains or symptoms.
In honor of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, The Foundation for Women’s Cancer is featuring a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology on the HPV vaccine. The two-minute video encourages parents to get their children the vaccine.
September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.