What is HPV? HPV, human papillomavirus, is an infection that is passed from one person to another through direct skin-to-skin contact. When genital skin (on the penis, scrotum, vulva [area near the opening to the vagina] and near the anus [rectal opening]) is involved, the … [Read more...] about HPV Testing – Is It for Me?
What is HPV? HPV is human papillomavirus. It is the most common viral sexually transmitted infection for both men and women. Some types of HPV are called “low risk”. Those can infect the skin around the genitals and cause genital warts. Other types of HPV are called “high … [Read more...] about Genital Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection in Women
What you need to know about HPV and how it can effect you An Abnormal Pap Test What is a Pap Test? A Pap test (sometimes called a Pap smear) checks for changes in the cervix that could, over time, become cancer. During your recent Pap test, cells were taken from the … [Read more...] about Basic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Education
Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Health Each year 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. In most cases cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment of abnormal cell changes that occur in the cervix years before cervical … [Read more...] about What Women Should Know about HPV and Cervical Health
Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Cancer is always named for the part of the body where it starts, even if it spreads to other body parts later. When cancer starts in the vagina, it is called vaginal cancer. The … [Read more...] about What are Vaginal and Vulvar Cancers