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Cervical Cancer – Early Detection is Key

CANCER OBSERVANCE CALENDAR
January 

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Cervical cancer starts in the cells lining the cervix — the lower part of the uterus (womb). The cervix connects the body of the uterus (the upper part where a fetus grows) to the vagina (birth canal). Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. 

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Did you know? 90% of Cervical cancers can be prevented with the HPV vaccine and regular screening. HPV vaccines help prevent cancers of the cervix and five other cancers, and regular screening tests can find cervical cancer early, and treat pre-cancers before they turn into cancer.

For women and those with a cervix, talk to a doctor about getting on track with regular screening starting at age 25.  https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervical-cancer.html

 Regular screening tests can find cervical cancer early, and treat pre-cancers before they turn into cancer. For women and those , talk to a doctor about getting on track with regular screening starting at age 25. #CervicalCancerAwarenessMonth
cancer.org/get-screened

Everyone with a cervix age 25-65 should have regular cervical cancer screening, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, or sexual activity. Cervical cancer is preventable. Talk to a doctor and visit cancer.org/get-screened to learn more.

Cervical cancer is preventable through HPV vaccination. Cervical screening can detect changes before cancer develops. Find resources for free and low-cost screening at cancer.org/get-screened

Hispanic Social Media

Las mujeres hispanas tienen un 40% más de probabilidades de ser diagnosticadas con cáncer de cuello uterino. Infórmese sobre los factores de riesgo para el cáncer de cuello uterino y lo que usted podría hacer para ayudar a reducir su riesgo. https://www.cancer.org/…/cancer-de-cuello-uterino.html…

Translation:  Hispanic Women Are 40% More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer. Learn about risk factors for cervical cancer and what you could do to help reduce your risk. https://www.cancer.org/…/cancer-de-cuello-uterino.html…

 Survivor Story

Cervical Cancer Survivor Relies on a Plan

 Resources for additional information

Screening information on cancer.org​
Cancer Screening | Resources and FAQ | American Cancer Society

Cervical cancer information on cancer.org
Cervical Cancer Overview | Guide To Cervical Cancer

​HPV information on cancer.org​
HPV Vaccination and Cancer Prevention | ACS

 

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