You can use this worksheet (in PDF format) to learn more about the most common cancers that can affect you as a woman, including things that can increase your risk, how you may be able to lower this risk, and ways that you may be able to find the cancer early, when it is most easily treated.
In this section you can learn more about many of the cancers that commonly affect women, and about what you can do to help protect yourself and your loved ones.
Lesbians and bisexual women have many of the same cancer risks as other women. But they may also face some additional challenges, such as increased risks for certain types of cancer and barriers to getting the health care they need. Learn more in this brief guide.
Listen to the American Cancer Society's chief medical officer, Dr. Otis Brawley, and deputy chief medical officer, Dr. Len Lichtenfeld, discuss some of the controversy over mammograms and why these tests are so important.
This brief, easy-to-read guide describes what you should know about cervical cancer, Pap tests, and HPV tests.