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Cervical Cancer Screening: Get the Facts

Nancy Hafner, MD, is a member of the Fairfax Gynecology Group. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology and has a special interest in fibroids, uterine problems, minimally invasive surgery and women’s health. When cervical cancer is diagnosed at earlier stages, it’s easier to treat — which is why it’s so important to have regular…

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Inova GYN doctors discuss common cervical health questions

Common Questions about Cervical Health January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and serves as an important reminder for women to be screened. Thanks to increased use of screening tests and advancements in modern medicine, the cervical cancer death rate has decreased by more than 50 percent over the past 30 years. Still, it is estimated…

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The Global Problem of Cervix Cancer (And How We Can Solve It)

George L. Maxwell, MD, is board certified in gynecologic oncology, obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Maxwell’s interests are minimally invasive surgery techniques and ovarian cancer treatments. Recently, Dr. Maxwell attended and presented at a UN symposium dedicated to fighting cervical cancer in women around the world. Read Dr. Maxwell’s profile. On June 18, I was honored…

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Dr. John Elkas, Inova Women’s Hospital Gynecologic Oncologist, featured in ABC 7 Series

Dr. John Elkas, Inova Women’s Hospital Gynecologic Oncologist, featured in four-part series ABC 7  series on gynecologic cancers (October 4, 2013). “Vaginal, vulvar cancers affect 4,500 women per year,” September 5, 2013 “Uterine cancer affects 50,000 women per year nationwide,” September 11, 2013 “Ovarian cancer affects 20,000 women per year,” September 18, 2013 “Cervical cancer…

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Inova Loudoun Hospital Offering “Ask the Expert” Lecture

Prevention and Treatment of Gynecological Conditions Leesburg, VA – (March 27, 2013) – As part of its free “Ask the Expert” lecture series, Inova Loudoun Hospital  will host “Prevention and Treatment of Gynecological Conditions” on Monday, April 1 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Join Dr. Ruchi Garg, gynecologic oncologist at Inova Loudoun Hospital, as…

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