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Pap Smears

Lipstick-Smearing Selfies Aim To Raise Awareness For Cervical Cancer

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women

According to doctors, regular pap smears are the best way to detect cervical cancer. Alarmingly, one in three women between the ages of 25 and 29 in t...

Menopause and Pelvic Exams: The Rules are Changing

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Sometimes you get so used to doing things a certain way that when the protocol changes, it can throw you for a loop.

No More Pap Smears?

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund If you're a woman over 21, that headline probably got your attentio...

Furthering the Conversation on the HPV Vaccine

Katie Couric | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Couric

I know there is a segment of the population that has expressed intense concern over vaccines in general and that this is an emotional issue for some. But based on the science, my personal view is that the benefits of the HPV vaccine far outweigh its risks.

Are You Having Pap Smears Too Often?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.23.2012 | Women

-- Most women can wait three to five years between checks for cervical cancer, depending on their age and test choice, say guidelines issued Monday. ...

Too Many Pap Smears? Annual Cancer Screening Tests Urged Less And Less

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 12.19.2011 | Healthy Living

-- Annual cancer tests are becoming a thing of the past. New guidelines out Wednesday for cervical cancer screening have experts at odds over some th...

Pap Smears Best For Detecting Cervical Cancer, Doctors Say

AP | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 12.17.2011 | Healthy Living

-- There's more news on cancer screening tests – this time for women. Scientists advising the government say a Pap test is a good way to scree...

Three Children Honor Their Late Mother by Raising Awareness of Anal Cancer and HPV

Jennifer Utz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Utz

I wanted to share the story of a group of individuals who have taken a great tragedy and turned it into something positive.