| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A Republican presidential debate has created controversy about a cancer vaccine. The HPV vaccine is known to prevent most cervical cancers. Recently, candidate Michele Bachmann blasted the vaccine suggesting it might not be safe and certainly shouldn't be...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:21 PM
In 2008, Kirk Forbes daughter, Kristen, died of cervical cancer. She contracted the Human Papillomavirus, or HPV. She was just 23, and had just graduated from college. After her death, the Forbes wrote a book, "Love, Kristen."
"It was meant to be a...
| Nov 3, 2011
An active lifestyle and a heart healthy diet--it's what many women strive for but now Japanese study finds both may lead to early menopause.
Lisa Windlinger has been a Jazzercise fan for years and exercises about 8 hours a week--she's in her mid 40's and...
| Apr 1, 2010
Cervical cancer affects the lower part of the uterus (cervix), which connects the upper uterus (where babies grow) to the birth canal. While surgeries required for late stage cervical cancer make future pregnancies impossible, early detection allows...
| Jun 23, 2008
ROUTINE best describes this year's visit to my gynecologist. I had no medical complaints; I was just working through my to-do list. After a physical exam and a brief conversation about life and the latest research, my doctor of 15 years said everything...
| Jan 5, 2010
Cervical cancer is the only cancer known to be exclusively caused by a common virus, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Nearly 4,000 women in America die of cervical cancer every year. An estimated 11,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the United States...
| Jul 16, 2010
What is abnormal uterine bleeding?
Abnormal uterine bleeding would be defined as any bleeding that occurs between normal periods. This could be the result of some "hormonal imbalance," or it can be the result of some abnormality in terms of pathology,...
| Mar 8, 2010
| 4:35 PM
If you can watch even a portion of this video without tears welling up in your eyes, well... it's hardly even possible. I'm warning you, get your hankies ready now.Sitting in her bedroom on the evening of Feb. 10, 2010 and singing into her cellphone, 16-...
| May 27, 2010
| 6:20 AM
Vincent Liew waited five years for the kidney that was supposed to change his life. Instead, the organ ended it.
The kidney came from a woman who had uterine cancer, but she and doctors didn't know it. Once her disease was discovered after the...
| Nov 20, 2009
For the past decade, Heather Page has had a yearly Pap test, just like the previous guidelines suggested. Now the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends she should have a Pap test every two years. She says she doesn't agree.
| Nov 24, 2009
| 9:17 PM
As a firestorm rages over federal guidelines for mammograms, new recommendations for another women's cancer screening emerge.
Women are facing controversial,and confusing, changes in the guidelines for cancer screenings. First it was mammograms, now...
| Jan 6, 2010
Preventing a disease is easier than trying to manage or cure it. Yet we tend to make excuses instead of appointments when it comes to taking care of our health. This year resolve to make medical tests and screenings routine for the rest of your life so...