Good News for Women Who Hate Going to the Gyno

Women may soon have more options when it comes to deciding how often they are screened for cervical cancer. But here’s the thing ? age is important. Women ages 30 to 65 years can either get screened every three years with a pap smear or every five years with a high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) test, according to draft recommendations on cervical cancer screening released Tuesday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).  This draft recommendation is an update to the 2012 USP

Good News for Women Who Hate Going to the Gyno

Women may soon have more options when it comes to deciding how often they are screened for cervical cancer. But here’s the thing ? age is important. Women ages 30 to 65 years can either get ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Discover Magazine

HPV test alone OK for cervical cancer screening over 30: expert panel

(HealthDay)—An influential U.S. panel of health experts is boosting support for the HPV test as a routine part of cervical cancer screening.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer

Getting checked for cervical cancer isn't one-size-fits-all. Draft guidelines released Tuesday show age makes a difference.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancer, Tue 12 Sep 17 from AP

Middle-age women can choose Pap smear or HPV test for cancer screening

Middle-aged women can choose which test to undergo for cervical cancer screening, according to a draft recommendation from an influential group backed by the U.S. government.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from FOXNews

Middle-age women can choose Pap smear or HPV test for cancer screening, Tue 12 Sep 17 from Reuters

USPSTF: Pap Test or HPV Test, Not Both, For Most Cervical Ca Screening

(MedPage Today) -- Co-testing offers no extra benefit, task force says

Tue 12 Sep 17 from MedPageToday

Screen For Cervical Cancer Over 30 With HPV Test

New advisory says women can get the screen once every 5 years, in lieu of Pap tests every 3 years

Tue 12 Sep 17 from WebMD

Prevention Experts Propose Easing Advice On Number Of Cervical Cancer Screenings

A draft recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says women between ages 30 and 65 should get a Pap test every three years or an HPV screening every five years, but they don’t ...

Fri 15 Sep 17 from Kaiser Health News

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