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NCCC: Raising Awareness about Cervical Cancer

You Can Prevent Cervical Cancer

More than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year in the U.S. and more than 4,000 die of the disease. But it is important to remember--cervical cancer can be prevented. Watch to learn more about how you can prevent cervical cancer. 

Usted puede prevenir el cáncer de cuello uterino

Más de 12.000 mujeres son diagnosticadas con cáncer cervical cada año en los EE.UU. y más de 4.000 mueren de la enfermedad. Pero es importante recordar - cáncer de cuello uterino se puede prevenir. Ver para aprender más sobre cómo usted puede prevenir el cáncer de cuello uterino. 

HPV and Men

HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a very common virus. Most sexually active people—about 70 percent—will have an HPV infection at some point in their lives. Most commonly known is the link between HPV and cervical cancer in women. However, men are also at risk for developing HPV-related cancers. So even though HPV-related cancer is rare overall, it's important for men to understand their risk for HPV and learn how to protect themselves.

Published on Jul 30, 2013 by American Sexual Health Association

What Is the HPV Vaccine and Who Should Receive It?

retrieved April 2, 2014 from Foundation for Women's Cancer  

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