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Sweet Harmony: ACIP Updates HPV Vaccine Recommendations for Males and Females

Sweet Harmony: ACIP Updates HPV Vaccine Recommendations for Males and Females

June 28, 2019

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted at their June 2019 meeting to align their HPV vaccine recommendations for males and females through age 26 and to also recommend shared clinical decision making for previously unvaccinated men and women between the ages of 27 and 45. Organized by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Dare We Say It: Can a Nation Actually Eliminate Cervical Cancer?

Dare We Say It: Can a Nation Actually Eliminate Cervical Cancer?

June 7, 2019

It’s bold, this idea that cervical cancer can be eliminated. Increasingly, though, the “E” word is used by researchers and public health authorities in Australia as they gaze into their country’s future and gauge the impact of wide HPV vaccine coverage coupled with sophisticated cervical cancer screening tests. The land Down Under, simply put, rocks […]

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Desperate Housewives Star Talks about her Anal Cancer Diagnosis

Desperate Housewives Star Talks about her Anal Cancer Diagnosis

June 11, 2019

Hoping to lessen stigma and spur conversations between patients and health care professionals, Desperate Housewives actor Marcia Cross recently told CBS This Morning she was diagnosed with anal cancer about a year and a half ago. “High risk” types of HPV are associated with a number of cancers beyond cervical and include cancers of the […]

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Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap and HPV Tests

Cervical Cancer Screening: Pap and HPV Tests

June 7, 2019

Each year, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. Yet cervical cancer is one of the most preventable cancers today. In most cases cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that occur in the cervix years before cervical cancer develops. We now […]

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Donate Now

Donate Now

February 22, 2019

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NCCC Ambassador

NCCC Ambassador

December 14, 2018

NCCC Ambassadors are passionate about cervical cancer awareness, prevention, and treatment. They leverage social media to share important HPV and cervical health resources. Headquartered on SocialToaster, it is easy to share content from NCCC straight to your account. Our global ambassadors span over 20 countries and 30 states.  If you have 60 seconds a week, […]

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FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for Adults Over 26

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for Adults Over 26

October 8, 2018

On October 5, 2018 the FDA approved use of the Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine in males and females ages 27-45, expanding the previous indication that covered from ages 9-26. Gardasil 9 prevents infections with the “high-risk” HPV types most commonly found in a number of cancers worldwide, including cervical cancer. The vaccine also protects against […]

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Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

August 22, 2018

On August 21, 2018, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced updates to its cervical cancer screening guidelines. USPSTF recommendations now include three options for women and their healthcare providers for cervical cancer screening tests, expanding its recommendations for this potentially life-saving screening. What’s New? The major change in the current recommendation is that […]

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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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