Cervical Cancer Is a Disease Women Can Defeat

Cervical Cancer Is a Disease Women Can Defeat

Cervical cancer is a disease women can defeat. Women, who are most at risk include those who have had three children, smoke, have taken birth control pills for at least five years, engage in sex with multiple partners, have HIV or a weakened immune system, and are over 30 years of age. Endometrial (womb) cancer […]

Cervical Cancer Testing Recommendations

Cervical Cancer Testing Recommendations

Testing for abnormal cervical cells has traditionally been an annual female exam to prevent cervical cancer. Since pap smear tests started being used in the United States, cervical cancer diagnoses have lessened. Since 2004, it has decreased by another two percent. Pap smears have become more advanced over the past 15 years. In the beginning, […]

Experts Recommend Fewer Pap Smears

Experts Recommend Fewer Pap Smears

In the not-so-old days, it was recommended that woman over age 21 get an annual pap smear screening for cervical cancer. That was scaled back to biannually not too long ago. But, now experts say that is too frequent and they recommend even fewer pap smears, maintaining there will be no difference in outcomes. This […]