Cervical cancer happens when abnormal (uncontrolled) cell growth occurs in a woman’s cervix. It is one of the more insidious kinds of cancer because early on, there are typically no apparent symptoms to be seen or the symptoms may appear only once the disease has become well-established in the woman’s body. There are 2 main types of cervical cancer:
This type of cancer grows slowly, so there’s usually time to find and treat it before it causes serious problems. It kills fewer and fewer women each year, thanks to improved screening through Pap tests.
Most cases are caused by infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) worldwide and is preventable with a vaccine. Below is a list of other contributing factors that may cause cervical cancer, including but not limited to…
Arizona Oncology Foundation is a program-based organization whose primary mission is to help people through cancer treatment and survivorship. We provide free services that increase the quality of life while people and their loved ones fight cancer. Specifically, we provide the non-medical supportive services that most insurance companies either don’t cover at all or not to the extent that is actually needed. We have 25 integrative and supportive services that help patients, their family members and caregivers.
If you wish to help us in our mission, please donate to this worthy cause. All accepted clothing (click HERE for an extensive list) and monetary donations are specifically used to help cancer patients, their families and caretakers by means of offering them non-medical, healthcare supportive services, financial aid services and cancer support groups, which help people through cancer treatment and survivorship as we strive to increase the quality of life of all those affected by cancer.