cervical cancer - updates

Rappler's latest stories on cervical cancer


WATCH: 700,000 school girls to get free anti-cervical cancer vaccine

Aug 07, 2017 - 8:27 PM

The Department of Health widens the coverage of its school based HPV immunization program to female public school students aged 9 to 12 years old in 47 provinces

700,000 girls to get cervical cancer protection in schools

Aug 07, 2017 - 3:30 PM

UPDATED Female students aged 9 to 12 enrolled in public schools can get the HPV vaccine for free

PREVENTING CERVICAL CANCER. Grade 4 students at the Addition Hills Integrated School get free HPV vaccination from the DOH. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

‘Implement RH law properly to fight cervical cancer’

May 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

Many of the factors that increase a woman s risk of developing cervical cancer can be prevented if government promotes sex education and reproductive health

Health advocates worry about HPV vaccination in August

May 13, 2015 - 11:50 PM

Women groups say more informed discussion about the human papillomavirus and cervical cancer should be done before free vaccines are given to young girls in August 2015

Girls in PH’s poorest provinces to get cervical cancer protection

Apr 21, 2015 - 8:19 PM

See the list of provinces where the health department will provide free HPV vaccine for 300 000 female Grade IV students

WHO makes cervical cancer protection easier, cheaper

Dec 03, 2014 - 9:58 AM

WHO says it now recommends 9 to 13 year old girls should receive two doses of the HPV vaccine rather than the previous 3

HPV VACCINATION. University of Miami pediatrician Judith L. Schaechter, M.D. (L) gives an HPV vaccination to a 13-year-old girl in her office at the Miller School of Medicine on September 21, 2011 in Miami, Florida. File photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

QUIZ: What's your cervical cancer risk profile?

Nov 17, 2014 - 6:30 AM

Find out what factors cause this prevalent but highly preventable condition

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 28, 2014

Oct 28, 2014 - 11:47 AM

Jokowi s marching orders for his new cabinet the acting Jakarta governor s plans to fire non performing officials dangdut star Julia Perez s cancer revelation and more

INAUGURATION. President Joko Widodo (R) and the newly appointed Indonesian ministers (L) during their swearing-in ceremony at the state Palace in Jakarta on October 27, 2014. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

Cervical cancer: Prevention vs cure

Sep 28, 2014 - 8:57 AM

Prevention is better than cure as they always say It s also less expensive

New therapy wipes out cervical cancer in two women

Jun 02, 2014 - 8:16 PM

Cervical cancer infects some 530 000 women each year and kills more than 270 000 around the globe with most deaths occurring in the developing world

CERVICAL CANCER. A handout picture dated May 14, 2013 and made available by the Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) shows schoolgirls looking at a friend who is getting an injection against cervical cancer at the Central Primary School in Kitui, Eastern Kenya. Kenya became the first GAVI eligible country to protect girls against cervical cancer. File Photo by Karel Prinsloo/EPA/ Gavi

Rappler Hangout: Fighting an invisible enemy

Sep 18, 2013 - 4:38 PM

Join Rappler s Google hangout on cervical cancer awareness

You can't always get what you want

Aug 19, 2013 - 8:00 AM

In order to get something better sometimes you have to let go of the things you have

Simple vinegar test cuts cervical cancer deaths

Jun 03, 2013 - 7:21 AM

A simple vinegar test cut cervical cancer rates among Indian women by nearly a third and could prevent 73 000 deaths worldwide each year

Cervical cancer: The challenge of prevention

Jan 27, 2013 - 12:02 AM

According to the World Health Organization WHO in the Philippines cervical cancer ranks as the 2nd most common cancer in women between the ages of 15 44 next to breast cancer