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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Gardasil (quadrivalent) : for HPV types 6, 11, 16, and 18 - accounts for about 90% of all genital warts cases. Cervical Cancer How is it spread? What can I do? Cervical cancer is a tumor formedin the cervix of a woman; it starts as a pre-cancer and is a very slowprocess that is easily treatable. If left untreated, it can lead to death. of the time, cervical cancer develops from an HPV infection - a sexually transmitted disease. Cervical cancer is highlytreatable when found in its earlystages using Pap smears! 70% 2.4 4.6 5.6 Mortality Rate(per 100,000 women) 6 4 2 0 Over women dieeach year from cervical cancer, 92% of those lives could be saved by routine Pap smears. 4,000 Lives saved by Pap smears Deaths African American and Hispanic women are twice as likely to die from cervical cancer than Caucasian women. Unequal Distribution of Mortality Rates BUT, Why? Lack of prevention! Deaths by Cervical Cancer Myth vs. Fact HPV is only a danger to women. Men can also develop genital warts from HPV. Vaccinations only protect against the most common virus strains. Condoms are still recommended. Vaccinations can cause infertility, brain damage, and cancer. Scientific evidence proves that vaccines do NOTcause any harmful effects. Getting a Pap smear will hurt. Pap smears are not painful for most women. I don't need to use a condom if I've been vaccinated. Cervical cancer is a slow-progressing process. Only if you leave it untreated, can it harm you. I can't prevent cervical cancer. Getting HPV vaccinations and Pap smears greatlyreduce the risk of cervical cancer. HPV Vaccination Types Pap Smear For More Information On: In a Pap smear, cells from the cervix are collected by your doctor and analyzed under a microscope for any abnormal changes associated with pre-cancer. Ethnicities 50 0 25 19471970 Year CaucasianHispanicAfrican American 9 44 Number of Cases(per 100,000 women) Routine Pap smears can save lives! What is it? General information on cervical cancer from the Centers for Disease Control. New Cases of Cervical Cancer Screening Timeline Age 21+ : Get a Pap smear every 2 years.Age 30+ : Get a Pap smear every 3 years.Age 65+ : May discontinue Pap smears. Recommended HPV Vaccinations: Price Comparison Average Cancer Treatment: $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ HPV Vaccine: Pap smears can be received for as low as $150 without insurance. $27,000 Locations of over 100 free clinics inHarris County! $ $400 [1] Sources [2] [3] [4] [5] [5] [9] [6] [7] [8] [5] It's probably too late for me to get a Pap smear. 1. N. Munoz, F.X. Bosch, S. de Sanjose, R. Herrero, X. Castellsague, K.V. Shah, et al. Epidemiologic classification of human papillomavirus types associated with cervical cancer. N Engl J Med, 348 (6) (2003), pp. 518527.2. BMJ 2012;344:e900.3. Horner, Marie-Josèphe, Sean F. Altekruse, and Zhaohui Zou. "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention." 25 Jan. 2011. PDF file.4. CDC. "Cervical Cancer Rates by Race and Ethnicity." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 27 Aug. 2014. Web. 30 Nov. 2014. <>.5. Beyond Traditional Borders. "Prevention The HPV Vaccine." Web. 30 Nov. 2014. <>.6. Subramiam, S., J. Trogdon, DU Ekwueme, JG Gardner, JT Whitmire, and C. Rao. "Result Filters." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Dec. 2010. Web. 30 Nov. 2014. <>.7. HPV Vaccines. American Cancer Society, 22 Apr. 2014. Web. 14 Sept. 2014. <>. 8. Devesa, SS, DT Silverman, JL Young, Jr., ES Pollack, CC Brown, JW Horn, CL Percy, MH Myers, FW McKay, and JK Fraumeni, Jr. "Result Filters." National Center for Biotechnology Information. U.S. National Library of Medicine, Web. 30 Nov. 2014. <>.9. Choosing Wisely. ABIM Foundation, May 2012. Web. 14 Sept. 2014. <>.10. "HPV Vaccine - Questions & Answers." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Aug. 2014. Web. 05 Dec. 2014. <>. The vaccine is administered in 3 doses over 6 months. It is recommended for all 11-12 year old girls to receive all 3 doses. It is not recommended for anyone above the age of 26. 100% Cervarix (bivalent) : for HPV types 16 and 18 - accounts for about 70% of all cervical cancer cases. Vaccines are close to [5] or [10] (All prices are considered without insurance) effective! Vaccine Timeline
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