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CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control: Promoting effective, science-based strategies to prevent and control cancer. 1-800-CDC-INFO / cdcinfo@cdc.gov

Atlanta GA

Joined on 22 June, 2010

http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/

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Fewer young women in the United States are getting cervical cancer since the HPV vaccine became available. Read to learn more about the study:

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#DYK? Tobacco use raises your risk of cervical cancer. Learn more and make a plan to quit this Cervical Health Month: #WellnessWednesday

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#TriviaTuesday Answer: False. A positive HPV test means you have an HPV type that may be linked to cervical cancer. It does not mean you have cervical cancer now, but it could be a warning. What to know about your cervical cancer screening test results:

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Replying to @CDCgov: DYK? While the most common #flu vaccine given is a flu shot, other options such as nasal spray, high-dose and adjuvanted vaccin…

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#HCPs- counsel cancer survivors about ways to reduce risk factors such as tobacco use, physical inactivity, poor diet, hypertension, and obesity that contribute to excess heart age. Learn more about predicted heart age among cancer survivors in this #MMWR:

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Replying to @NIH: #HAPPENINGTODAY: Tune in LIVE at 3:30 p.m. ET on #NIH’s Twitter when @VP Kamala Harris comes to NIH to receive her second dose of…

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#HAPPENINGTODAY: Tune in LIVE at 3:30 p.m. ET on #NIH’s Twitter when @VP Kamala Harris comes to NIH to receive her second dose of @moderna_tx’s #COVID19 vaccine, co-developed by NIH. #SleeveUp #MyCOVIDVaccine

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Replying to @CDCChronic: ICYMI: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are here! Make every bite count. Find out how. https://…

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DYK? While the most common #flu vaccine given is a flu shot, other options such as nasal spray, high-dose and adjuvanted vaccines are available. It’s not too late to get a #FluVaccine.
Talk to your doctor about options: .

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For 30 years CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program has provided low-income, uninsured, and underserved women access to breast and cervical cancer screening. Learn more and see if you qualify this #CervicalHealthMonth:

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Replying to @HHSGov: Don’t be out in the cold when #WinterStorms hit ❄. Here are some more ways to stay safe outdoors, at home, and on the road duri…

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ICYMI: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are here! Make every bite count. Find out how.

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Replying to @CDCEnvironment: Radon is the 2nd leading cause of #LungCancer in the U.S. Test your home to know if your family is exposed to radon. ht…

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Radon is the 2nd leading cause of #LungCancer in the U.S. Test your home to know if your family is exposed to radon. #RadonAwarenessWeek

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#TriviaTuesday A positive HPV test means that you have cervical cancer now. #CervicalCancerAwarenessMonth

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Don’t be out in the cold when #WinterStorms hit ❄. Here are some more ways to stay safe outdoors, at home, and on the road during a winter storm: .

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Replying to @NCISymptomMgmt: When dealing with #metastatic or advanced cancer, you still have choices you can make about your care -- even if more t…

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When dealing with #metastatic or advanced cancer, you still have choices you can make about your care -- even if more treatment is not an option. #busylivingwithmets #PalliativeCare #hpm

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Replying to @CDCgov: HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical cancer. When vaccinated against HPV at age 11 or 12, girls get protection against cervica…

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Two tests help prevent #CervicalCancer or find it early. Do you know what they are? Find out and learn more about your screening options:

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Buying a house in 2021? Make sure you test your new home for radon. Learn about the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer and how you can lower your risk: #RadonActionMonth

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HPV vaccine can help prevent cervical cancer. When vaccinated against HPV at age 11 or 12, girls get protection against cervical cancer long before they are ever exposed. Ask your child’s doctor about #HPVvaccine. #CervicalCancerAwarenessMonth

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Replying to @NCISymptomMgmt: Cancer patients don't usually have only ONE side effect from #cancertreatment but several related problems. These sympt…

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Replying to @CDC_DNPAO: As people age, their metabolism slows down which can lead to weight gain. Choosing foods that are nutritious and healthful,…

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As people age, their metabolism slows down which can lead to weight gain. Choosing foods that are nutritious and healthful, and staying physically active can help avoid weight gain.

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Women who live on Indian reservations and in rural areas of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula often find it hard to get screened for cancer. But this tribal program found ways to reach women and increase breast cancer screening during the pandemic – learn more:

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Cancer patients don't usually have only ONE side effect from #cancertreatment but several related problems. These symptom clusters need to be considered together.

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Ana survived cervical cancer. Now she wants other women to know not to skip their preventive care and to learn how to advocate for themselves. Her story: #CervicalHealthMonth

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