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5 Things You Need to Know Before Your Next Pap Smear

We know getting up close and personal with your gyno isn't at the top of your to-do list, but here's how to make that dreaded appointment easier.

FDA Approves DNA Test to Screen for Cervical Cancer

The next time you visit the gyn, you may be able to get a DNA test for HPV. So should you?

Home HPV Tests May Help Women Who Don’t See Docs

A new study says home screening for cervical cancer could help women who don’t normally get a Pap smear.

How Often Do You Really Need to See the Doc?

A review of studies reveals more frequent health check-ups could be detrimental to your health.

Frequent Pap Smears Unnecessary, New Recommendations Say

New Pap smear recommendations suggest that women get screened no more than once every three years. What do these recommendations mean for you?

Cervical Cancer Best Detected With Pap Tests

According to new data, cervical cancer is best detected through a pap smear. Here's what you need to know.

Can IUDs Prevent Cervical Cancer?

New research suggests that using IUDs for birth control can help cut the risk of cervical cancer.