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Cervical Cancer and SSDI: What Do I Need to Know?

Sadly, there was once a time in the U.S. when cervical cancer was among the most common causes of death for women. However, over the last 30 years, due to medical screening advancements and awareness campaigns, the death rate for cervical cancer has gone down by more than 50 percent. With this in mind, January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, as designated by Congress. According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 100 different forms of human papillomavirus, or HPV, that can cause genital warts, which can lead to cell changes within a woman, causing cervical cancer. Screenings and early detection are incredibly important in preventing the spread of cancer. Organizations like the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) recommend that women have Pap smear tests regularly to detect for any abnormalities. We have a link to the American Cancer Society’s website, which has information about the symptoms of…
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