In the United States in 2009,* 84,155 women were told that they had a gynecologic cancer, and 27,813 died from a gynecologic cancer.† CDC provides information and educational materials for women and health care providers to raise awareness about the five main gynecologic cancers (cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar).
*Latest year for which statistics are available. †Source: USCS.
Free or Low-Cost Pap Tests
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program offers low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured women.
The Inside Knowledge campaign has developed fact sheets, posters, a comprehensive brochure, and more.
Inside Knowledge: Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer Campaign
This campaign helps raise gynecologic cancer awareness among women and health care providers.
Cervical cancer is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). Some vaginal, vulvar, and other cancers also are HPV-associated.
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