Articles for Tag: "Pap smear"

How annual visits keep women well 
How annual visits keep women well
New guidelines no longer suggest an annual pap test for every woman, but experts still advise yearly check-ups. Get the details.
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection 
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection
A new HPV test that more accurately detects cervical cancer is being made the standard for detection.
Protecting women from HPV  Featured
Protecting women from HPV
The HPV vaccine is approved for women up to age 26. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself after that.
What an abnormal Pap test result really means 
What an abnormal Pap test result really means
Doctors say an abnormal Pap test does not automatically mean you have cancer. Here’s what you should know.
4 most ignored facts about HPV 
4 most ignored facts about HPV
Almost every sexually active person will get HPV at some point in their life, according to the CDC. Here are four facts you should know.