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Cervical Cancer

Breast and cervical cancer screening grant has dual purpose

October 3, 2017
$1.35 million from CPRIT will provide uninsured women with free cancer screenings, and students with educational opportunities

Tips to help prevent cervical cancer

January 19, 2017
Get the HPV vaccine, regular screenings, practice safe sex and don’t smoke

The HPV vaccine: Busting 5 of the most common myths

February 5, 2015

More than 4,000 women lose their lives to cervical cancer each year. The leading cause of cervical cancer is human papillomavirus , which is also the most common sexually transmitted infection . While HPV vaccines that were approved by the Food and Drug Administration almost a decade ago are proven to reduce incidences of cervical cancer in women, as well as other forms of cancer in both men and women, many parents are still opting not to vaccinate their children.

TAMHSC women’s cancer prevention program receives CPRIT funds

December 2, 2013

Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) recently received a $1.5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to fund women’s cancer prevention efforts in the Brazos Valley.