Entries by Caroline Hewitt

Cervical Cancer: How it can be Prevented and Treated

January was Cervical Cancer Awareness Month — and awareness has played a big role in its shift from the leading cause of death among women in the United States to the most preventable of female cancers. This is due largely to the emphasis placed on annual screenings and the emergence of vaccines for the human papilloma virus (HPV), the primary cause of cervical cancer.

Advancements in Lung Cancer Treatment

Though lung cancer may not be the most common type worldwide, it nonetheless kills more men and women in the United States each year than any other type of cancer. The number of people dying from non-small cell lung cancer has declined, this is a result of both the decline in tobacco use and advancements in treatment.