October 20, 2014
Alert: Cervical Cancer Screening Necessary To Age 70
The study notes that while complete hysterectomy confers protection against future invasive cervical cancer, after hysterectomy rates are removed from the statistics, the rate of cervical cancer is actually higher. The researchers suggest that women should continue screening until they have three negative paps or two negative human papillomavirus (HPV)/PAP test combinations in the 10 years prior to stopping, including negative tests within 5 years.
for greater detail, see: www.cancertherapyadvisor.com
Robert G. Tupac, DDS, FACP, Inc.,
Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
(661) 325-1275 | www.drtupac.com
5060 California Ave., #170, Bakersfield, CA 93309