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An 'unacceptably low' amount of women are up to date on a test that can catch cervical cancer, according to a new study

This decline happened largely thanks to widespread adoption of the Pap smear, a screening test that catches abnormalities in cervical cells well before cancer develops. But a new study ... the first p... read more

For Cervical Cancer Screening, Women Over 30 Can Now Choose The HPV Test Only

The new recommendations are published in the latest issue of JAMA. Pap smears ... If screening has been adequate up to that point, the task force says women do not need further cervical cancer screeni... read more

Pap Smear Singapore Guide – How to Get Screened for Cervical Cancer (for Free!)

Pap smears (short for Papanicolaou test) help detect cervical cancer ... Yet it can cost you everything if you put it off. Yes, it involves the doctor sticking something up there, but it’s only a few ... read more

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Five myths about the new cervical screening program that refuse to die

Myth #2: the new test could miss types of cervical cancer not related to HPV Almost ... under Medicare just as the Pap test is now. Any out-of-pocket costs depend on whether health care providers bulk ... read more


New HPV Test To Screen For Cervical Cancer Not Doing Away With Pap Smears Just Yet

(CBS SF) — A new method to screen for cervical cancer that would allow women to skip the much-dreaded Pap smear has not yet gained universal acceptance and has instead created a debate over which scre... read more

What Are Survival Rates for Cervical Cancer?

Yet ... HPV – which causes most cervical cancers – the conversation is moving from survival to prevention. While increased screening like Pap smears is needed to catch more cases of cervical ... read more

Doctors: Pap remains best test for cervical cancer

Scientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to screen young and middle-aged women for cervical cancer, and it's only needed once every three years. But they say there is not enough ... read more

FDA: Use HPV tests over Pap tests to find cervical cancer

scientific evidence documenting the use of primary HPV screening to detect women at risk of invasive cervical cancer and allow us to prevent cervical cancer from developing.” This does not mean the Pa... read more

FDA approves first HPV test for primary cervical cancer screening

Women testing positive for one or more of the 12 other high-risk HPV types should have a Pap ... cancer. Today’s approval expands the use of the test to include use as either a co-test or as a primary ... read more



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