The FDA recently approved a DNA test for HPV that helps physicians identify high-risk pre-cancer conditions and could eventually replace the Pap smear test. The DNA test would lengthen the time between tests to three to five years.
What have you wondered about, but were afraid to ask your oncologist? What might you just not think to ask? Get an oncologist’s advice about what questions you should ask your doctor before cancer treatment begins.
Early detection and treatment of pre-cancerous tissue has resulted in a significant decline in cervical cancer rates over the last 70 years. Find out how a simple electrosurgical procedure aids in the fight.
If you ever wondered how frequently you should visit the gynecologist, here’s your answer.
A woman’s first defense against uterine cancer is staying in shape.
Regular Pap smears lower the risk of cervical cancer and boost cure rates. If you can’t remember the last time you visited your primary care doctor or OB/GYN, make your appointment today.
A hysterectomy has major implications for your body and life. If your doctor suggests a hysterectomy to treat one of the following benign conditions, you may want to get a second opinion.