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Cervical Cancer
by Kimberly Allen, RN Cervical cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer worldwide.  However, in the US it is the 8th most commonly diagnosed caner in women.  According to the CDC there are approximately 12,000 women diagnosed with cervical cancer every year in the US.  Cervical cancer usually... Read more
Oropharangeal Cancer

Though the rates of many types of cancer are declining, the incidences of oropharangeal cancer are on the rise. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 40,250 people will be diagnosed with oropharangeal cancer in the US this year with approximately 7,850 deaths…

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HPV-Related Cancers on the Rise Despite Vaccine

A report by The American Social Health Association states that approximately 75-80% of Americans that are sexually active will at some point become infected with HPV. Currently there are approximately 6 million new HPV infections diagnosed every year…

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Where Do Warts Come From?

The other day one of the teenage girls that live with me came to me just devastated, she has a wart on her knee. She wanted to know what is it, where did it come from and, most importantly, how to get rid of it…

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Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Medical July 11, 2012

Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm that develops in the cells of the cervix. Cervical cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. However, in the US the incidence is much lower, coming in at only 8th. Cervical cancer usually develops between 45-50 years of age though it can develop earlier or later. ..

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