About the Campaign

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About the Campaign

The National Cervical Cancer Public Education Campaign is committed to eliminating cervical cancer. We now have the tools to achieve this goal.

Now that a cervical cancer vaccine is available, 70% of cervical cancers can be prevented with widespread adoption of the vaccine program. In addition, the availability of improved Pap test screening plus a test for the virus that causes almost all cervical cancer—the Human papillomavirus, or HPV—means that no women need die from this preventable cancer. The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) is the Campaign’s lead partner and its physician members make sure that all the information on the site is correct and up-to-date.

The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) was established by the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) in 1991 to develop educational programs for women, and create awareness about the prevention, early detection and treatment of gynecologic cancers. The Foundation also supports research and training related to gynecologic cancers.

As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization, GCF raises funds to support these programs from both public and private sources.

The Campaign partners with other women's, health and cancer organizations to give women information about cervical cancer prevention, early detection and treatment.

For more information about the Campaign, email info@thegcf.org or call 1.800.444.4441.

The Campaign can’t answer questions about your medical condition. You can get more information about cervical cancer, including a directory of gynecologic oncologists, specialist who treat cervical cancer and other reproductive cancers, from the Women’s Cancer Network at www.wcn.org and GCF at www.thegcf.org.

Programs of the National Cervical Cancer Public Education Campaign are supported in part by unrestricted grants from Merck & Co. and the William F. O’Connor Foundation.

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