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5 Countries with an Increased Cervical Cancer Risk Because of a Common Infection

2013-11-25 09:34

The threat of oral cancer is real from HPV infection.

Many people must deal daily with denial that you too could be hit with cancer. But the threat is real. Here are five countries where the risk of cancer is higher with this common infection.

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Dr. Oz Alerts Viewers about the Lesser-Known Facts of HPV and Pap Smear Testing

2012-10-20 14:12

On a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz introduces special guests Jennifer Ashton, MD - a board certified gynecologist; and, Dianne Harper, MD, MPH--an HPV expert, for a show about the lesser-known facts of HPV and Pap smear tests that every woman needs to know.

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Seattle Women Missing Cervical Cancer Protection Opportunities

2009-06-16 12:41

According to a survey released by the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to health education, many Seattle women lack an understanding about cervical cancer and are not accessing the tools to prevent it. The survey shows that while 79 percent of Seattle women surveyed have seen or read about the human papillomavirus (HPV), only half (53 percent) believe cervical cancer can be prevented—despite the availability of HPV-based prevention tools.

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Chicago Women Lack Cervical Cancer Protection

2009-06-05 13:01

According to a survey released by the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), a non-profit organization dedicated to health education, many Chicago women lack an understanding about cervical cancer and are not accessing the tools to prevent it. The survey shows that while 81 percent of Chicago women surveyed have seen or read about the human papillomavirus (HPV), less than half (48 percent) believe cervical cancer can be prevented - despite the availability of HPV-based prevention tools.

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Utah Launches Cervical Cancer Prevention Contest

2009-06-03 11:13

The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) is ‘going viral’ to do battle against the human papillomavirus (HPV). The UDOH Cancer Control Program (UCCP) has launched the Cervical Cancer Prevention Contest to get young men and women talking about how to prevent the disease that is most often caused by the sexually-transmitted HPV infection.

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