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...

Cancer Screening Tests and the Importance of Awareness

Most cancers take years to develop. Many things can affect your chance of getting cancer. While you can’t control some risk factors, like getting older, you can control many others. Here’s what you need to know about cancer and the importance of screening tests....

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...

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