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Chapter Spotlight

Chapter Spotlight

November 10, 2016

As part of the ongoing fundraising and educational efforts that our chapter leaders are committed to throughout the year, they also give back to their communities!  Last year, three such National Cervical Cancer Coalition chapters set up grants in their communities with the assistance of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association to fund […]

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FDA Approves 2-dose Regimen for HPV Vaccine

FDA Approves 2-dose Regimen for HPV Vaccine

October 21, 2016

On October 12th the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a 2-dose schedule for Merck’s Gardasil-9® HPV vaccine for males and females ages 9-14. The new schedule calls for the second dose of the vaccine to be given 6-12 months following the first. The 3-dose schedule originally licensed with the vaccine may still be used, […]

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Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

September 4, 2016

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, a national recognition established by the Foundation for Women’s Cancer in 1999. It is estimated that this year 98,000 women will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer and some 30,000 will die from the disease. Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month provides an important opportunity to draw attention to this important […]

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2016 NCCC Conference

2016 NCCC Conference

May 11, 2016

August 27-28, 2016 JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa 221 North Rampart Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89145 Join us for the 2016 National Cervical Cancer Coalition conference in Las Vegas! The conference is intended for clinical care providers, researchers, survivors, men and women living with HPV, care advocates, caregivers, patients, family members, and sexual […]

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Podcast: Coping with Cervical Cancer

Podcast: Coping with Cervical Cancer

October 30, 2015

Cancer can be isolating, and it’s easy to see where friends and family members who haven’t personally dealt with cancer—and if they have, probably haven’t dealt with your specific cancer—aren’t able to fully relate and a patient can feel alone in some ways. The volunteer chapter leaders who work with ASHA’s National Cervical Cancer Coalition […]

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