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Cancer

We are making remarkable strides in bringing prevention, screening, and treatment for breast and cervical cancer to women around the world, and advancing effective, affordable approaches that are helping women beat the odds.

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23 Articles
23 Articles
23 Articles
  1. Girls who received an HPV vaccination in Ayacucho, Peru. Photo: PATH.
    January 15, 2020

    Will a single dose of HPV vaccine prevent cervical cancer?

    January is cervical health awareness month. As we reflect on global progress in cervical cancer prevention, screening, and treatment, promising new evidence could accelerate progress toward elimination.

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    November 11, 2019

    Thermal ablation offers new hope for cervical cancer prevention

    Imagine you need treatment for cervical precancer.

  3. Phiona Nakabuye (left), a village health worker trained by PATH's Sayana® Press pilot program, with Carol Nabisere (right), age 18, who chose to receive Sayana® Press after being counseled in the various forms of contraception. Uganda. PATH/Will Boase.
    May 29, 2019

    Three shocking inequities in women’s health—and what we’re doing to change them

    Advances in medicine are improving women’s health worldwide, but the inequities between different countries, communities, and peoples remains outrageous and immoral. Learn how PATH is closing the gaps.

  4. Woman and girls posed in front of a blackboard in Uganda. Photo: PATH/Will Boase
    March 7, 2019

    Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019: Taking stock and pushing forward

    PATH's work to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women (and men) stretches back to our inception in 1977, when we were founded to improve the quality of and accessibility to contraceptive products.

  5. Women holding careHPV self-sampling brush
    July 1, 2018

    Target: elimination of cervical cancer

    Over the past three decades PATH has witnessed dramatic changes in attitudes about cervical cancer control.

  6. Aisha Nanyombi (pictured with her father was among the very first girls in Africa to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, which can cause cervical cancer. Photo: PATH/Will Boase
    June 15, 2018

    How do you reach more girls to protect against cervical cancer and HPV?

    Aisha was wearing her blue school uniform and wiping tears from her face. She’d just been vaccinated, but it wasn’t the shot that upset her. She was crying because her mother died of the very disease she was being protected from—cervical cancer.

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