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Women’s Health Month

Women’s Health Month

May 3, 2018

Every year in May we shine an especially bright spotlight on the unique health needs of girls and women. New policies and programs make quality healthcare accessible for millions and we want to make sure you take advantage of all that’s available. You deserve to be well cared for in mind and body!   Preventive […]

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Proposed Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

Proposed Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

December 28, 2017

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has published a draft of updated cervical cancer screening guidelines and some big changes are proposed. For insight on why check-ups for cervical cancer continue to change and move away from the traditional annual Pap, in this episode of ASHA’s Sex+Health podcast, we chat with Mark H. Einstein, […]

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Action Needed: Sign On Letter to Protect Women’s Cancer Services

Action Needed: Sign On Letter to Protect Women’s Cancer Services

March 17, 2017

Please sign our letter to Congress to say you support services to detect and prevent cancer in women! 

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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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