Prevention and Screening
Articles about prevention and screening of cervical cancer, including topics such as HPV and PAP testing.
The Pap Test: Cervical Changes and Further Testing
Did you have a recent Pap smear that showed abnormal changes in the cells of your cervix or a positive HPV test and you need further testing? This article will help you understand the Pap and HPV test results and the most likely plan for follow up.
HPV and Cancer Risk
Cases of head and neck cancer in young (40-50 year old) non-smokers have been on the rise, particularly those of the tonsils and base of the tongue. In addition, anal cancer rates have been rising for the past 40 years. Why? Human Papilloma Virus or HPV, a common sexually transmitted disease.
Surgical Procedures: LEEP and Cold Knife Cone (Cone Biopsy)
Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure and Cold Knife Cone Biopsy are procedures used to remove abnormal, pre-cancerous, or cancerous cells from the cervix.