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Cervical cancer

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Retooling Pap Test To Spot More Kinds Of Cancer

For years, doctors have lamented that there’s no Pap test for deadly ovarian cancer. Now researchers are trying to retool the test for cervical cancer so that it could spot early signs of other gynecologic cancers.

01/09/2013

Former President George W. Bush speaks at the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan on May 28, 2009 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

George W. Bush To Raise Cancer Awareness In Africa

Former President George W. Bush plans to travel to Africa next month in order to raise awareness about cervical and breast cancer.

11/22/2011

Texas Governor Rick Perry participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Perry Faces New Criticism Over HPV Vaccine Order

Four years ago, Governor Rick Perry put aside his social conservative bona fides and signed an order requiring girls be vaccinated against HPV.

09/14/2011

Friends of Jessica Baade joined to host a car wash on May 7, 2011 to help the 21-year-old raise money to fight her cancer.

Car Wash Helps 21-Year-Old North Texan Battle Cancer

A Tarrant County community came together Saturday to help one of their own who’s battling cancer. Jessica Baade is a mother of two young children, she has cervical cancer and she’s just 21-years old.

05/08/2011