Prevention and Screening
Cervical Cancer: Prevention
Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer because you can control the risk factors. A screening test is available, as is a vaccine for girls and young women.
The Facts on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a group of more than 100 kinds of viruses. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States.
The Facts on Chlamydia
Chlamydia is the most frequently reported infectious disease in the United States. Anyone who has sex is at risk for chlamydia.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Women suffer more frequent and severe symptoms from STDs. Some STDs can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, which can lead to both infertility and ectopic pregnancy.