Pap Smears Improve Cervical Cancer Survival

Regular Pap smears improve the chances of surviving cervical cancer, according to Swedish research confirming the life-saving benefits of screening every three years during a woman's 20s, 30s and 40s. The findings about the benefits of widespread testing every three years are particularly relevant for women in this country, where the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force last fall recommended that healthy women 21 to 65 undergo a Pap smear every three years, rather than continuing to make the...Full Story
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