Cervical Cancer - Next Steps
Learning about your risks and options is the first step in beating cervical cancer. The next step is acting upon the information you’ve learned.
Most insurance plans cover Pap tests. If you don’t have insurance, or if you meet certain low-income requirements, you may qualify for free or low-cost Pap test through the
There are programs to help women with low incomes to receive the HPV vaccine. See if you qualify for one of the assistance programs listed below:
Contact your doctor or local health care provider to schedule a Pap Test or an appointment to receive the HPV Vaccine. If you don't have insurance, there are Federally Funded Health Centers that are required to care for the uninsured. You can search for your local Federally Funded Health Center here.
You can find a gynecologic oncologist in your area by consulting theat the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation site.
Be sure to check out the Cervical Cancer and HPV related videos in the Multimedia section of this web site.
- The "Let's Talk" cancer survivor story video series
- The "WORDs of Wisdom" medical expertise video series
- The "WORD on HPV" educational animated short story
- "What's the WORD" WORD's vBlog.
Or, you can direct your questions about HPV and Cervical Cancer to one of these free 24hr hotlines:
- American Cancer Society's Free Hotline: 1-800-227-2345
- Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Free Hotline: 1-888-232-6348
Last Updated on Monday, 08 August 2011 14:50