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Screening Plus Vaccination: A Winning Combination that Protects Women from Cervical Cancer

The Pap smear, a routine part of a woman’s annual visit to her gynecologist for nearly 100 years, was developed at Cornell University Medical College by Dr. George Papanicolaou in 1928. The test has been used ever since to screen women for precancerous or cancerous changes to the cervix: the lower, narrow end of the uterus.

Congratulations to the Weill Cornell Medicine Physicians Chosen as the Best in the Country and the New York Metropolitan Area

This year, once again, Weill Cornell Medicine’s physicians are among the best in the country. So say their peers—250,000 leading doctors nationwide—who reported their picks to Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York City research and information company that publishes the annual guidebooks America’s Top Doctors and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.

Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Learn about how regular gynecological visits, screenings and vaccinations prevent cervical cancer.

National Women’s Health Week: Make Regular Screenings Part of Your Preventive Health Strategy at Every Age

Benjamin Franklin once said that an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. The question is: How can we apply the wisdom of one of our greatest founding fathers to a prevention-based approach to women’s health today?

Detect Cancers Early With Regular Screening Tests

Taking charge of your health matters, especially as COVID-19 surges. You can do this with regular cancer screening, which can detect cancers early, when they are most treatable or even curable.

Podcast: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

On this special episode of Women's Health Wednesday, we're resharing our Cervical Health Awareness episode from January 2021, featuring Evelyn Cantillo, M.D., MPH

Screenings for Preventing Cervical Cancer

When it comes to preventing or treating cervical cancer, regular screening is the best medicine.

Podcast: Importance of Gynecologic Screenings

Evelyn Cantillo, MD, MPH discusses the importance of gynecologic screenings as part of women's health. She highlights the vital information every woman should know so that she can be her own best advocate throughout her health journey.

Improving Knowledge and Colposcopy Follow-Up for Underserved Women

Dr. Eloise Chapman-Davis, a specialist in gynecologic cancers in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, focuses on bringing advance medical care to underserved women. Read more about her work to develop a web-based intervention to educate and motivate women to continue with follow-up.

How One Doctor Used Precision Medicine to Treat Uterine Cancer

WABC-TV's "Medical Marvels" series recently featured precision medicine, and how one Weill Cornell Medicine physician used it help his patient beat cancer.

How a Support Network Helped One Patient Beat Ovarian Cancer

After battling ovarian cancer, Domenica Devito has been in remission for several years. She credits the physicians and nurses at Weill Cornell Medicine for saving her life.

5 Myths About Women’s Cancers, Debunked

Weill Cornell Medicine's Dr. Melissa Frey corrects several dangerous and widely-held myths about gynecologic cancers, including ovarian and uterine cancers.

Women’s Cancer Expert Answers Pressing Questions About Gynecologic Cancers

Dr. Melissa Frey, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine, outlines what all women should know about ovarian and uterine cancers: the risk factors, signs and symptoms, and preventative screening options for these diseases.