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September is gynecologic cancer awareness month in the United States. Wherever in the world you are, schedule your COVID-19 safe annual, routine wellness visit, today. Read more

CervingConfidence encourages “Black women to commit to their well-woman exams as a part of self-care and protect themselves against cervical cancer”, a commitment any of us with a cervix can also make. Read more

World Cancer Day 2021 is 4 February. “Menopause itself doesn’t increase the risk of cancer. Cancers are more common as people age, however”. Read more

Are you around “menopause” and have put off your cervical screening test? January encourages us to look after our cervical health and make “that” appointment. Read more

Cervical Health Awareness Month 2021 is January in the United States and Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is 18 – 24 January 2021 in the United Kingdom. Read more

World Aids Day 2020 is 01 December. HIV/AIDS and menopause, can result in difficulty working out if symptoms are caused by menopause or not. Read more

September is gynecologic cancer awareness month in the United States. Wherever in the world you are, schedule your annual, routine wellness visit, today. Read more

Cervical Health Awareness Month 2020 is January in the United States and can encourage us, anywhere, to make an appointment for Cervical Screening, a Pap Test or Pap Smear. Read more

Jean Hailes August 2019 What’s Hot is the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health free monthly health article published with the permission of the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Read more

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month 2019 in the United States and can encourage us, anywhere, to make a Cervical Screening, Pap Test or Pap Smear appointment. Read more

Health Topics

“There is no early detection test for ovarian cancer, so all women need to be aware of the symptoms. The most commonly reported symptoms for ovarian cancer are…”. Read more

“Cervical cancer can often be found early,
and sometimes even prevented,
by having regular screening tests”. Read more

“With aging, the incidence of all cancers is expected to increase. For women, the most important cancers are breast, colon, endometrial, ovarian and lung cancer”. Read more

“If you are experiencing one or more of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic put you off contacting your GP”. Read more

Pap Tests and I

Even though I am young,
or I am a virgin,
or I have had the HPV vaccine,
I may still need regular Pap tests. Read more

“It is sometimes difficult to distinguish between which are ‘normal’ menopausal symptoms and which symptoms are made worse because of the cancer”. Read more

“The five types of gynecologic cancers are
ovarian, endometrial/uterine,
cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer”. Read more

“The primary goal of screening is to identify precancerous lesions caused by HPV so they can be removed to prevent invasive cancers from developing”. Read more

“Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, making up almost 25% of all cancer deaths. Each year, more people die of lung…”. Read more

“No, menopause itself doesn’t increase the risk of cancer. Cancers are more common as people age, however. Most cancers occur in people age 55 and older”. Read more