'Get screened': Patients, doctors implore women to educate themselves about cervical cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

ORLANDO, Fla. — Cervical cancer occurs in the cells of the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. While this cancer is seen strictly in women, the virus commonly associated with it, human papillomavirus or HPV, also infects men. WFTV's Jorge Estevez hosted a Facebook Live discussion with medical experts from AdventHealth Orlando to answer questions about the disease.

WATCH LIVE: Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

WATCH LIVE: Channel 9 anchor Jorge Estevez and doctors from AdventHealth talk about detecting and preventing cervical cancer. More than 13,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed this year. MORE: https://at.wftv.com/2S0N1Rz

Posted by WFTV Channel 9 on Wednesday, January 23, 2019

'Your Health' is a paid partnership with WFTV and AdventHealth Orlando.

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