Every year, we diagnose fewer and fewer women with cervical cancer. Why? Because more and more women are getting their Pap tests. Cervical cancer starts with changes that happen before cancer develops. The way to stop it is to find and treat pre-cancer, which the Pap smear can do. Pap tests are the best way to protect you from cervical cancer, plain and simple.
Watch this quick video about what to expect during your Pap appointment and why cervical cancer screening is so important.
English: Cervical Cancer Screening Saves Lives
Spanish: La detección del cancer de cuello del útero salva vidas
Read our tip sheets to learn more:
English: When Should You Get a Pap Test and Why?
Spanish: ¿Cuándo debe hacerse una prueba de Papanicolau y por qué?
English: Pap Over 30: After Your Visit
English: Pap Under 30: After Your Visit
English: Hysterectomy and Pap Tests
English: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Spanish: Virus del papiloma humano (VPH)
English: HPV Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (Cervarix)
Spanish: Vacuna contra el VPH (virus del papiloma humano)(Cervarix)
English: HPV Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (Gardasil)
Spanish: Vacuna contra el HPV (virus del papiloma humano) (Gardisil)