Cervical cancer prevention begins with education, HPV awareness and access to women’s wellness resources that can help you be proactive about your health. Swipe or scroll below to see the many different organizations from around the world and the valuable resources they offer.
There is a wealth of information about HPV, the importance of cervical cancer screening, treatment and prevention, signs and symptoms of disease, or support for patients who have been diagnosed, or women looking for low or no-cost access to care. HPV affects both men and women and anyone with a cervix should ask their healthcare provider what is recommended for them. Please also note that medical guidelines may vary country to country, and not all testing or recommended care is available in all areas. To learn more about HPV and men, please visit this Fact Sheet from the CDC, or to learn more about other hpv-related cancers, please visit https://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancer-causes/infectious-agents/hpv/hpv-and-cancer-info.html. A woman’s likelihood of getting HPV at some point in her life is 75% - 90%1 and 85% of new HPV detections occur during periods of monogamy or abstinence and were strongly related to total lifetime sexual activity.2 No woman with a positive test result should ever feel ashamed or alone!
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- Chesson HW, Dunne EF, Hariri S, Markowitz LE. The Estimated Lifetime Probability of Acquiring Human Papillomavirus in the United States. Sex Transm Dis. 2014;41(11):660–4.
- Rositch AF, Burke AE, Viscidi RP, Silver MI, Chang K, Gravitt PE. Contributions of recent and past sexual partnerships on incident human papillomavirus detection: acquisition and reactivation in older women. Cancer Res. December, 2012. doi:10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-12-2635.