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A new study shows that cervical cancer rates in the U.S. may be higher than once believed. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Cervical Cancer Is More Common Than Once Thought

All women should talk with their doctors to determine when and how often they need a pap test. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, but it can take decades for the cancer to actually develop.

05/12/2014

Jennifer Petrakis and son Niko (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: New Cervical Cancer Treatment Brings Hope To Women Looking To Bear Children

Treatment for cervical cancer can often lead to a hysterectomy, which ends a woman’s ability to bear children, but now there’s a new approach.

05/18/2011