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September is gynecologic cancer awareness month in the United States. Wherever in the world you are, schedule your annual, routine wellness visit, today. Read more

Cervical Health Awareness Month 2020 is January in the United States and can encourage us, anywhere, to make an appointment for Cervical Screening, a Pap Test or Pap Smear. Read more

Jean Hailes August 2019 What’s Hot is the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health free monthly health article published with the permission of the Jean Hailes for Women’s Health (JH). Read more

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month 2019 in the United States and can encourage us, anywhere, to make a Cervical Screening, Pap Test or Pap Smear appointment. Read more

Gynecologic Cancers Awareness Month is held in September in the United States. Depending on Your Country, the month may vary. Read more

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month in the United States and can encourage us anywhere, to make a Cervical Screening, Pap Test or Pap Smear appointment. Read more

Health Topics

“The primary goal of screening is to identify precancerous lesions caused by HPV so they can be removed to prevent invasive cancers from developing”. Read more

Pap Tests and I

Even though I am young,
or I am a virgin,
or I have had the HPV vaccine,
I may still need regular Pap tests. Read more

“Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases that can affect any part of the body. Other terms used are malignant tumours and neoplasms”. Read more

“The five types of gynecologic cancers are
ovarian, endometrial/uterine, cervical,
vulvar and vaginal cancer”. Read more

“No, menopause itself doesn’t increase the risk of cancer. Cancers are more common as people age, however. Most cancers occur in people age 55 and older”. Read more

“With aging, the incidence of all cancers is expected to increase. For women, the most important cancers are breast, colon, endometrial, ovarian and lung cancer”. Read more

“If you are experiencing one or more of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, don’t let the COVID-19 pandemic put you off contacting your GP”. Read more

“The Pap test does not check for ovarian cancer.
The only cancer the Pap test screens for is
cervical cancer”. Read more

“It is sometimes difficult to distinguish between which are ‘normal’ menopausal symptoms and which symptoms are made worse because of the cancer”. Read more

“Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, making up almost 25% of all cancer deaths. Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and…”. Read more