Screening for cervical cancer
Screening means checking for a disease in a group of people who don’t show any symptoms of the disease. Screening tests help find cervical cancer before any symptoms develop. When cervical cancer is found and treated early, the chances of successful treatment are better.
If you’ve ever been sexually active, you should start having regular
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Expert review and references
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. Canadian Partnership Against Cancer: Cervical Cancer Screening in Canada. Toronto: 2016: https://www.partnershipagainstcancer.ca/.