Articles for Tag: "pap test"

5 easy ways to help prevent cervical cancer 
5 easy ways to help prevent cervical cancer
If you could help prevent cancer, why wouldn’t you? An OB/GYN explains how.
U.S. cervical cancer rates greatly underestimated 
U.S. cervical cancer rates greatly underestimated
New research finds that the rates of this cancer are dramatically higher than originally reported.
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.
The link between HPV and cancer 
The link between HPV and cancer
An expert explains what role HPV vaccination plays in preventing several types of gynecological cancers. Learn more.
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.