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New Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening

PFS004 New Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Women’s Health Care Physicians patient education Fact Sheet PFS004: New Guidelines fo...

September 2013

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Disorders of the Vulva

FAQ088

What is the vulva? The external female genital area is called the vulva. The outer folds of skin are called the labia majora and the inner folds are called the labia minora. FAQ088 What is the vulv...

July 2013

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Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

FAQ007

What causes cancer? Cancer occurs when old cells do not die when they should or are damaged. Normally, the body repairs or destroys such cells. Sometimes, these cells may grow out of control. This c...

February 2013

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Cervical Cancer Screening

FAQ085

What is cervical cancer screening? Cervical cancer screening is used to find changes in the cells of the cervix that could lead to cancer (see the FAQ Cancer of the Cervix). Screening includes the P...

February 2013

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Human Papillomavirus Infection

FAQ073

What is human papillomavirus (HPV)? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that can be passed from person to person through skin-to-skin contact. More than 100 types of HPV have been found. About 30 ...

February 2013

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Cancer of the Cervix

FAQ163

What is cancer of the cervix? A woman’s cervix (the opening of the uterus at the top of the vagina) is covered by a thin layer of tissue made up of cells. Healthy cells grow, divide, and are replace...

February 2013

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Human Papillomavirus Vaccines

FAQ167

What is human papillomavirus (HPV)? Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that can be passed from person to person through skin-to-skin contact. More than 100 types of HPV have been found. About 30 ...

August 2011

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Cancer of the Ovary

FAQ096

What is cancer? Cancer occurs when old cells do not die when they should or are damaged. Normally, the body repairs or destroys such cells. Sometimes, these cells may grow out of control. This cause...

August 2011

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Early Pregnancy Loss - Miscarriage and Molar Pregnancy

FAQ090

What causes miscarriage? Miscarriage can be caused by a number of things before, during, or after the process of fertilization—in which the male sperm and the female egg join. Most factors that caus...

August 2011

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Cancer of the Uterus

FAQ097

What is cancer of the uterus? Normally, healthy cells that make up the body's tissues grow, divide, and replace themselves on a regular basis. This keeps the body healthy. Sometimes certain cells de...

May 2011

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