Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervical cancer is almost always caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Vaccines are available to protect against the types of HPV that most often cause cervical cancer.

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

Here are 10 things to know about HPV and Cervical cancer.

For more information: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/dcpc/resources/features/cervicalcancer/