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In a new initiative, the Grammy-winning artist advises Black women to protect their cervical health with annual Pap and HPV tests.
New guidelines assert that cervical cancer is best detected by a human papillomavirus test, but some groups disagree.
Today, women between ages 30 and 65 can be offered an HPV test along with the Pap test, or an HPV test alone.
A UCSF and CDC study finds millions of “outdated” tests being performed on healthy females 15 to 20 years old.
Studies show lesbians are less likely to get Pap smears than heterosexual women. But HPV can happen to anyone.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionize cervical cancer screening, particularly in low-resource settings.
We have heard again and again that women are eager for more information, not less. And they want to do everything they can to stay healthy.
Screening rates for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer are still below public health targets.
PapSEEK identifies cancer-related alterations in DNA obtained from fluids collected during a routine Pap test.
If there’s one thing you do today, book in for your pap smear.
New HPV vaccine protects against nine types of cancer-causing virus.
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