January 2019 – Foundation for Women's Cancer

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

More than 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but most cases are now preventable with HPV vaccination and appropriate screening. During Cervical Health Awareness Month, we encourage you to take some time to learn about cervical cancer risk and prevention, and help us spread awareness by sharing the educational … Read More

Surviving and Giving Back

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A routine Pap exam in 2004 was the beginning of a fifteen-year cancer journey for Linda Ryan, cervical cancer survivor. At age 36, Linda was initially diagnosed with stage 0 adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), a condition where abnormal cells are found in the glandular tissue that line certain internal organs, such as—and most commonly—the cervix. The … Read More