What You Need to Know About Gardasil, the Newly Approved Cervical Cancer Vaccine WebMD News Archive continued... Merck is a WebMD sponsor. Reports from clinical trials, to date, show Gardasil to be safe.
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Nearly two decades ago, experts discovered a relationship between infection with HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer.  Most cases of cervical cancer are preventable by routine screening and by treatment of precancerous lesions.
Whens The Last Time You Were Checked for Cervical Cancer? WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated eight million American women ages 21 to 65 haven't been screened for cervical cancer in the past five years.
Cervical cancer is largely preventable, thanks to the availability of Pap tests. And because of widespread preventative measures, cervical cancer is fairly uncommon in the United States.
In a new study involving mice, the drug Zometa prevented the growth of new blood vessels that "feed" cervical cancer. The study appears in this month's issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
A variety of complementary therapies when used along with these treatments might prove useful in easing side effects and improving overall health. Women with genital warts and mild dysplasia should be carefully monitored for signs of cancer.
During a Pap smear, your doctor will put a special instrument called a speculum into your vagina. This helps open your vagina so the doctor can see your cervix and take a sample.
Causes of Cervical Cancer continued... Cigarette smoking is another risk factor for the development of cervical cancer. The chemicals in cigarette smoke interact with the cells of the cervix, causing precancerous changes that may over time progress to cancer.
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