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How the HPV Vaccine Could Help the World
A simple vaccine could prevent cancer for hundreds of thousands of women around the world each year, according to new research.
Men and HPV Vaccination
Despite human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programs becoming available to the public in 2009, vaccination rates among men remained relatively low, a new study found.
Advice for Smarter, Cost-Saving Cancer Screening
Catching cancer early can save lives, but screening too often — without good reason — may be costly and harmful.
Robotic Surgery: Separating Reality from Hype
Robotic surgery sounds so high tech. But are these surgeries better than conventional methods? What should a woman know about robotic surgery if she's having a hysterectomy?
Pap Smears For More Than The Cervix?
Ovarian and uterine cancer cells can trickle down to the cervix and show up on a routine Pap smear. In the future, this additional cancer screening may be part of a normal exam.
Gynecological Cancer Radiation Advancement
Radiation therapy of any type can be a lengthy, involved process - often requiring daily treatments over a matter of weeks.
Do Contraceptives Increase Your Cancer Risks?
You're taking the pill, or maybe you've tried one of the injectable contraceptives. Now you hear something about an association between birth control and cancer and you start to freak. No need to.
Lynch Syndrome Cancer Risk Calculator
Genetic testing is opening doors in the helping people understand the potential health issues they may face in the near and distant future.