Cervical Cancer Screening

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The Pap test is used to identify women that might be at risk of cervical cancer (cervical cancer screening). The test has saved many lives because this type of cancer can be treated effectively if found early. A virus called the human papillomavirus (HPV) causes most cervical cancers. Knowing this, healthcare providers often use an […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention: Liquid-Based Cytology and hr-HPV Co-testing Remain the Most Effective Cervical Cancer Screening Method

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In our opinion, the best evidence still supports screening with Pap and hr-HPV together to provide the best protection against cervical cancer for women ages 30 to 65.

You Can Protect Women’s Access to Co-Testing (Pap and HPV together) for Cervical Cancer

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