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cervical cancer

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The HPV vaccine: the shot that prevents cancer

Robyn Hoke

Preventing cancer is probably not what comes to mind when you think of vaccines. But that’s precisely what the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine does....

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Women's Health

Abnormal Pap? Stress Less With This Simple Guide

Lisa Mihaly, FNP

What’s worse than getting a Pap test? Getting the news that your Pap is abnormal. That phone call from your health care provider can be disconcerting...

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5 Reasons to Feel Comfortable About Your Colposcopy

Bernadette Donovan, ANP

Receiving an abnormal Pap test result can be stressful. Being told you also need a follow-up test called a colposcopy can really stir up even more anxiety....

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Cancer

Young Lesbians at Higher Risk of Cervical Cancer

Amy Stulman, NP

Members of the LGBT community have unique health care needs, and  there are many issues that continue to be overlooked by both patients and providers. A...

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Cancer

How to Help a Loved One Cope with Cancer

Laura Richardson

Hearing the words “It’s cancer” is the start of a life-altering journey for a patient as well as their loved ones. If you’re close...

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Cancer

How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnosis: One Patient’s Journey

Laura Richardson

When One Medical member Bodil Fox was diagnosed with breast cancer in the fall of 2013, she was surprised to receive a call from care coordinator Shawn Casey...

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Cancer

How to Deal with a Cancer Diagnosis

Laura Richardson

Hearing the words “it’s cancer” invariably ushers a patient on a life-altering and unfamiliar journey… and the first days following a...

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Cancer

Colposcopy: What You Need to Know

Kristen Foskett, RN

If you’ve been told you need a colposcopy, it’s likely due to an abnormal Pap test result. A Pap test is a screening tool that tells your...

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