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Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds' shape.Now, just eight weeks out of radiation treatments, she is still recovering.Ricci was diagnosed with cervical cancer in June, at age 31, an ailment uncommon in young adults."I think especially having just completed treatment and...
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month promotes prevention

...time to schedule your women's health screening. Cervical Cancer is caused by a common virus called Human notice changes in the cervix before they become cervical cancer. SEARHC advises women to speak with their medical...
A day in the life of Rookery artist Kaley McGoey

...through her mother, who started her own photography career when a 16-year-old family friend was diagnosed with cervical cancer. McGoey's mother was hired to take pictures of the girl and her family. McGoey, then around 11 or 12, was her...
Health care providers weigh in on Medicaid expansion

...other pay nothing at all. Planned Parenthood offers cervical cancer screenings, birth control and screenings for sexually...can pay, depending on income, up to $220 for a cervical cancer screening."We're going to be here no matter what...
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HIV prevention done right

...estimated that by 2025 about 300,000 HIV infections (about half of those in women), as well as many cases of cervical cancer and other sexually transmitted diseases, will have been averted by these and other new circumcision programs in Africa...
Everyone wins at Beat the Odds fundraiser run

...Intellectually it is a much different experience than it is emotionally when you face it."Satre had bladder, kidney and cervical cancer diagnosed in 1997 and is a 15-year survivor. She is a winner.Cancer Connection treasurer Ruth Johnson was in...
Swedish doctors claim pioneering uterus transplant

...Michael Olausson, one of the surgeons.One of the unidentified women had her uterus removed many years ago because of cervical cancer, while the other was born without a womb. Both are in their 30s.They will undergo a year of observation before...
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Legislative reflections

...pass the House, her leadership provided the groundwork for more work in the Senate. She first introduced a breast/cervical cancer bill. Eventually, it took a Republican version to pass the Legislature and the governor's pen, but it's doubtful...
Texas governor's actions don't always match his rhetoric

...decreed that all sixth-grade girls had to get vaccinated with an expensive new Merck & Co. drug designed to prevent cervical cancer. Besides the fact that Perry intruded into people's intimate concerns, usurped parental authority and bypassed the...
Stop federal moves against health care for women

...need it. Every year, Planned Parenthood doctors and nurses carry out nearly one million lifesaving screenings for cervical cancer and 830,000 breast exams. They also provide contraception to nearly 2.5 million patients and nearly four million...


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