Promise to Me Initiative: Cervical Cancer Screening for Women in Need
The Promise to Me initiative, introduced in October of 2009, is designed to empower women to make their health a priority and encourage them to pass the message on to other women in their lives. The initiative also has a charitable component – for every person who makes the promise to get tested and passes it on, Hologic, Inc. will donate funds to support preventative screening for underinsured and uninsured women.
In honor of National Cervical Health Awareness Month, Hologic is partnering with the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC) to fund cervical cancer screening for women in need. For every person that "makes the promise" and passes it on through the Promise to Me website, Hologic will donate $1 towards healthcare for women.
Cervical cancer is the fifth most common cancer in women worldwide with approximately 471,000 new cases diagnosed each year and about 310,000 dying from this disease. So don’t delay in making an appointment with your doctor for you annual PAP smear and pelvic exam. Your life may depend on it.