Cancer

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21 Articles
  1. Phiona Nakabuye (left), a village health worker trained by PATH's Sayana® Press pilot program, with Carol Nabisere (right), age 18, who chose to receive Sayana® Press after being counseled in the various forms of contraception. Uganda. PATH/Will Boase.
    May 29, 2019

    Three shocking inequities in women’s health—and what we’re doing to change them

    Advances in medicine are improving women’s health worldwide, but the inequities between different countries, communities, and peoples remains outrageous and immoral. Learn how PATH is closing the gaps.

  2. Woman and girls posed in front of a blackboard in Uganda. Photo: PATH/Will Boase
    March 7, 2019

    Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019: Taking stock and pushing forward

    PATH's work to improve the sexual and reproductive health of women (and men) stretches back to our inception in 1977, when we were founded to improve the quality of and accessibility to contraceptive products.

  3. Women holding careHPV self-sampling brush
    July 1, 2018

    Target: elimination of cervical cancer

    Over the past three decades PATH has witnessed dramatic changes in attitudes about cervical cancer control.

  4. Aisha Nanyombi (pictured with her father was among the very first girls in Africa to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus, which can cause cervical cancer. Photo: PATH/Will Boase
    June 15, 2018

    How do you reach more girls to protect against cervical cancer and HPV?

    Aisha was wearing her blue school uniform and wiping tears from her face. She’d just been vaccinated, but it wasn’t the shot that upset her. She was crying because her mother died of the very disease she was being protected from—cervical cancer.

  5. Angela and family
    January 15, 2018

    Are mammograms the only way to detect breast cancer?

    Our partnerships with the Peruvian government and local cancer organization bring early breast cancer detection to women in their communities.

  6. Portrait of Martha Brady, our new Reproductive Health program leader at PATH. Photo: PATH/Jean-Pierre Leguillou.
    May 5, 2017

    Reproductive health: A candid conversation with Martha Brady

    Martha Brady explains her whole life-cycle approach to healthy women, healthy families, and healthy communities.

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