October 2013

Understanding Breast Cancer
Early Detection, Improved Treatments Save Lives

Illustration of a woman talking with her doctor.

More women are beating breast cancer these days, in part because of improved treatments and screening. When abnormal tissue or cancer is found in its early stages, it may be easier to treat. Read more about breast cancer.


Protect Yourself Against HPV
Block This Cancer-Causing Virus

Illustration of a young woman getting vaccinated against HPV.

More than half of all sexually active people get a genital infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) at some point. Fortunately, vaccines are available to protect against the most harmful forms of HPV. Read more about preventing HPV infection.

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