On Tuesday I opened up my email and I had an email from a reporter with WRTV6 ABC, Chris Proffitt. He had come across my blog and asked if I was available for an interview on a piece he was doing to bring cervical cancer awareness to the public eye while discussing the death of Joey Feek. Within two hours he had come to me and we were recording for the news story which would run that evening.
I am very happy with the piece and I am so glad I was able to help bring awareness related to cervical cancer and HPV to the public eye. Please take time to view this video and learn about vaccination, screening, and prevention. All of these things can help save your life and the lives of our children. Don't let another woman die due to lack of education. Don't let the death of Joey Feek be overlooked, prevention and screening is available now. Contact your doctor today and discuss the HPV vaccine, if you are under the age of 26. If you have children it is time to talk to your doctor about the HPV vaccine, the vaccine is recommended for males and females starting at the age of 10. Women, remember you should see your healthcare provider annually, even with the new testing guidelines. It is your job to visit the doctor every year, it is the doctors job to know which test is needed; you should ask if you need a Pap test and/or HPV test when you are at your annual exam. Men, HPV can cause cancers in you as well. This vaccine is for men and women. Prevent cancer: educate and vaccinate.