Cervical Health

What Makes a Pap Smear So Important?

By content.team
April 15, 2024

While your Pap smear can feel awkward and uncomfortable for a few brief moments, its results are invaluable in maintaining your health. Pap smears, sometimes called pap tests, are a critical screening procedure for cervical cancer. What makes it unique is the way it can predict cervical cancer even before it happens. Why Is Cervical Cancer So ... read more

What Does an Abnormal Pap Test Mean?

By admin
January 15, 2020

At Women’s Health Medical Group, we use Pap tests every day to screen our patients for cervical cancer. It is a standard gynecological procedure that collects a sample of cells from the patient’s cervix. The cells are sent to the lab for testing. This can give us an early heads up if the patient has ... read more

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

By admin
January 23, 2015

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness about issues related to cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (HPV) and why early detection is so important. Despite being the most common sexually transmitted infection and affecting roughly 79 million Americans, many women are still unaware about HPV and the ways to stay protected. To ... read more

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