NY Daily News - "No One Needs To Get Cervical Cancer, But 4,000 In U.S Die Annually: Get Screened, Get Vaccinated, Don't Smoke"

New York, NY
 – January 4, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

January is cervical cancer awareness month, part of a global initiative to promote regular pap smears and to eradicate cervical cancer. "This is a cancer that we can prevent and eventually wipe out through early detection," says Dr. Linus Chuang from The Mount Sinai Medical Center. "Globally, cervical cancer is probably the most common cancer killer of women, but the incidence has decreased dramatically in the United States thanks to routine pap smears." Of the 253,500 women who die of cervical cancer every year, about 4,000 are American. Learn More