Most women under 30 years of age, should be screened every two years.
Women age 30 and older who have had three consecutive normal Pap tests can be screened every three years.
Women with certain risk factors may need to be screened more frequently. These risk factors include HIV positivity; immunosuppression; DES exposure in utero; or history of treatment for (CIN) 2, CIN 3, or cervical cancer.
Women who have had a total hysterectomy (removal of the cervix and uterus) for reasons other than cancer can stop being screened for cervical cancer unless they have a history of high-grade CIN: Cervical cancer testing is now recommended for women turning age 21.
Scientists have located the cells in the cervix that give rise to cancer when attacked by the human papillomavirus, a discovery that may lead to more treatment and prevention.
Gardasil the only (HPV) vaccine that helps protect against 4 types of HPV. In girls and young women ages 9 to 26, Gardasil helps protect against 2 types of HPV that cause about 75% of cervical cancer cases, and 2 more types that cause 90% of genital warts cases. In boys and young men ages 9 to 26, Gardasil helps protect against 90% of genital warts cases. There is controversy over Gardasil - Please contact your MD.
School girls denied cervical cancer jab. Not good news today for young girls. UK World news update. Read more information on Cervical cancer.
Did you know?
Did you know there are over 100 types of cancer
Any part of the body can get affected by cancer
Almost 70% of all cancer deaths are people that are low to middle income countries
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