Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer

The most important risk factor for cervical cancer is infection by the human papilloma virus (HPV). HPV infections are passed from one person to another during sexual contact.

Cervical Cancer

The next 3 write ups will focus on cervical cancer facts, risk factors, screening and prevention. The aim of this third focus in the cancer series is to get you to understand what it is all about.

Prostate Cancer Screening Test

The screening test for prostate cancer is done with a simple blood test checking the level of the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA). This is the main test. Scientists are studying the combination of PSA testing and digital rectal exam as a way to get more accurate results from the screening tests.

Preventing Prostate Cancer

There’s no sure way to prevent prostate cancer but you can make some choices that might help. Prostate cancer is complicated, and researchers are still trying to understand the full range of factors that cause it and determine which prevention strategies are safe and most effective.

Prostate Cancer

The next 3 write ups will focus on the prostate, prostate cancer facts and the facts you should know about the advised prostate cancer screening. The aim of this second focus in the cancer series is to get you to: