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October 4, 2007 – Vol. 2 • No. 2

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Cervical cancer:
Making HPV ‘one less’ problem

Brittany Wilson-Guillermo (right) was not shy in talking to her mother, Tahira, about Gardasil.
Brittany Wilson-Guillermo

As conversations go between mothers and daughters, this topic had a family tradition.

The topic was sex, and as Tahira Wilson-Guillermo, 51, a longtime schoolteacher, tells the story, her mother’s mother unknowingly started the tradition. A devoted Jehovah’s Witness, Tahira’s grandmother believed that you just did not discuss such things and would not have such talk in her house. Full story

Regular testing helps prevent
the deadly disease

It’s not easy for Maria Rodriguez to talk about cervical cancer.

Down in the Dominican Republic where she was born, folks just didn’t talk about things like sex. And they certainly didn’t talk about any diseases that could be caused by sex. Full story


Cervical cancer: Stop it before it starts
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One less statistic click here

A closer look


The cervix, the lower part of the uterus or womb, is part of the female reproductive system.
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Questions & Answers click here

Signs and Symptoms click here

Risk Factors click here

Prevention click here

The disparity of cervical cancer
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Cervical Cancer Screening 101
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