Do Lesbians Need Cervical Cancer Screening? What You Need to Know – Meg Seymour, PhD Regular cervical cancer screening is an important way to prevent cervical cancer or detect it while it is still in the early stages and can be treated more easily. Lesbians are less likely to get screened for cervical cancer than heterosexual and bisexual women, because many face barriers to accessing healthcare. For … Continue reading Do Lesbians Need Cervical Cancer Screening? What You Need to Know
NCHR Comment on the USPSTF’s Draft Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screening – Based on our detailed analysis of currently available data, the Center strongly supports the existing USPSTF guidelines on cervical cancer screening which recommend Pap smears every 3 years starting at age 21, with the option of replacing that regimen starting at age 30 with a combination of a Pap smear and HPV test.
No more Pap smears? – The committee proposes replacing Pap smears with an equally invasive but less conclusive test, the HPV test, when women reach the age of 25.
Treatment options for cervical cancer – An overview of the different methods and medications used to treat cervical cancer.
Physician Groups Make Recommendations to Reduce Healthcare Costs – Does an 18-year-old female need a pap smear? Should a patient with a mild sinus infection be given antibiotics? You might be surprised that the answer to both questions is NO according to leading physicians.