Raising Awareness For Cervical Cancer

Raising Awareness For Cervical Cancer

January is cervical cancer awareness month and we want to talk about it. This disease can often go undetected until it is too late. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the symptoms and know what you can do to prevent it. Did you know that cervical cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in women? And that each year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States alone? Although we work to raise awareness for cervical cancer in January, this should be done year-round.  We’re going to explain just what cervical cancer is, what can cause it, risk factors to keep in mind, how to reduce those risks, and ways we can educate others. Keep reading; you might just find out something you didn’t know.  Understanding What Cervical Cancer Is Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that affects the cervix, which is located at the bottom of the uterus and connects it to the...
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