04/04/2010 liza 1Comment

Cervical Cancer Awareness PinCervical Cancer is a known cancer that targets women.  According to Wikipedia,

Cervical cancer is malignant neoplasm  of the cervix uteri or cervical area. It may present with vaginal bleeding but symptoms may be absent until the cancer is in its advanced stages.  Treatment consists of surgery (including local excision) in early stages and chemotherapy and radiotherapy in advanced stages of the disease.

Nowadays, the awareness of the prevention for having such illness to women is being spread all over the world.  Studies say that this is a cancer that can be prevented through vaccination and pap smear screening. Human papillomavirus (HPV), an  infection that is considered as a necessary factor in the development of nearly all cases of cervical cancer can also be prevented through HPV vaccines.

So, if this type of cancer can be prevented then there’s no way for us not to pursue of taking them. Many commercials have a campaign drive that encourages women and men to have HPV vaccinations that will help prevent in acquiring such diseases.

Seek advice from your doctor on how to have vaccinations. Here’s more info about cervical cancer vaccinations.

  • http://www.gsk.com.ph/cervarix.html
  • How much will the vaccine cost? For all other people, the cost of the vaccine is around $460; this does not include the cost of the visit to the GP who must prescribe the vaccine.

While this vaccination does not cure or treat cancer, it can still prevent you from having one.

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