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Prevent Cervical Cancer during national awareness month

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MADISON (WKOW) -- January is National Cervical Cancer Month.

An estimated 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but it's a disease that can be prevented. Marta Staple from Meriter West Washington joins Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend to talk about prevention.

She recommends a few ways to prevent cervical cancer: get the HPV vaccine, have regular pap smear screenings and practicing safe sex, delaying first intercourse, having fewer sexual partners and avoiding smoking.

Click here for more information or watch Wake Up Wisconsin Weekend at 6:00 a.m.

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