Cervical Cancer

Mammograms and Pap Smears are Cancer Fighting Tools

There are things you can do every day to help avoid getting cancer. Two of the most important things you can do are making healthy choices and getting the right screening tests for you, such as mammograms and pap smears. Make Healthy Choices Quitting smoking is one of...

HPV: The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infection

In a shocking, recently reported statistic, 45% of U.S. citizens, aged 18-59, are infected with genital HPV, or human papillomavirus. Nearly all individuals who are sexually active will get infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) at some time in their life. Some...

Pap Tests 101

Let’s start with the simple truth that a Pap test can save your life. Getting a Pap test (or Pap smear) is one of the best things you can do to prevent cervical cancer, which is very curable when found early. Besides being one of the best tools to detect hidden, small...

Guidelines for Mammograms, Pap Smears & Other Screening Tests

Benjamin Franklin once said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". That is especially true in regards to mammograms and pap smears. Breast and cervical cancer are easier to treat when they are detected early. Mammograms and Pap smears can spot cancer...

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