Cervical Cancer Awareness Month January

No woman should die of cervical cancer. You can help prevent cervical cancer by getting screened regularly, starting at age 21.

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month January

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BMI: A Factor In Cervical Cancer Risk

Obesity continues to be linked to a multitude of health problems, from increased blood pressure and heart disease to sleep apnea, breathing problems and gallstones. In women, excessive fat has been shown to increase levels of estrogen. Estrogen and its receptors are implicated in the promotion and prevention of various cancers.

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Cervical Cancer & Smoking

Tobacco smoke is a well-established human papillomavirus (HPV) cofactor for the development of cervical pre-cancer and cancer, but the molecular mechanisms by which smoking increases the risk of cervical cancer remain unknown. Some 19 kinds of HPV have been linked to cervical cancer; HPV-16 is the most deadly. Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP), is a major carcinogen in cigarette smoke, that may interact with HPV.

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Top 10 Herbs That Enhance Cervical Health

The cervix is the neck of the womb (uterus) connecting the body of the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). When cervical cancer develops, the cells of the cervix become abnormal and grow out of control, and the cancer can spread to other parts of the body.

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HPV: Uncovering the Cancer Risk

HPV or Human Papilloma Virus is the name for a group of viruses that affect your skin and the moist membranes lining your body, for example, in your cervix, anus, mouth and throat.

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Diet To Prevent Cervical Cancer

The doctor believes only about 15% of cancer is hereditary-that leaves 85% that is environmental. And one of the biggest environmental aspects we have control of is our diet.

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Pap Smear: Facts you Should Know.

According to a recent news (Oct 17,2011) published by Medscape.com "Screening for cervical cancer is equally effective with conventional Pap testing and liquid-based cytology with human papillomavirus (HPV) testing."

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What Your periods speak about your health

Paying attention to the patterns of your menstrual cycle offers a window into your overall health. Periods health What's a normal period? The typical healthy cycle ranges from 22 to 35 days in length. And while the period that arrives a day late or seems heavier one month than another may worry you in the short term, that's in the range of normal.

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Cervical Cancer And Pregnancy

29 December 2016

Cervical cancer occurring coincident with pregnancy is, fortunately, quite rare, probably less than 1 in 10,000 pregnancies. Pregnancy and cervical cancer can be categorized under two categories for a better understanding.

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What is Cervical Cancer?

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The cervix is the neck of the womb (uterus). It connects the body of the uterus to the vagina (birth canal). The outside of the cervix and the vagina are covered by a layer of flat cells called squamous cells.

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Ovarian Cancer

11 November 2016

Ovarian cancer is the second most common reproductive cancer in women after endometrial cancer. Cancer occurs when cells undergo a transformation and begin to grow and multiply without normal controls. As the cells grow and multiply, they form masses called tumors. Ovarian cancer occurs when a tumor forms in one or both of a woman's ovaries.


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Yoga For Cancer

29 December 2016

Cancer patients often find themselves in distracted state of mind-bombarded by contradictory, information, subjected to invasive, painful procedures, and not-always-compassionate medical care. When our minds are so grievously disturbed, we may find it impossible to make crucial decisions or relate satisfactorily to our family and friends.


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Cervical Cancer Quiz:

 

Cervical cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women. Cervical cancers do not form suddenly. Normal cervical cells gradually develop precancerous changes that turn into cancer. This process usually takes many years but sometimes can happen in less than a year.