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Category: Cervical Cancer

Get the Facts: 3 Myths about Cervical Cancer Screening

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“My friend told me that she had not been screened for cervical cancer since the birth of her now 10-year-old daughter. I tried to shed light on the myths she believed that make it okay for her to avoid screening.” Read More >

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How Health Care Providers Can Use Genomics to Prevent Cancer

Family history information can save patients' lives! Encourage your patients to learn their family history of cancer for all relatives through their grandparents' generation if possible. Read More >

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The Power of the Pap

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During the past 40 years in the United States, the number of women dying from cervical cancer has decreased dramatically, largely because of the Pap test. We owe so much to Dr. Georgios Papanikolaou, the inventor of the Pap test. Read More >

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