Pap Tests for Older Women: A Healthy Habit for You

This paper encapsulates and provides details about Pap test for older women. A Pap test finds problems that can be treated before they turn into cancer. A Pap test can also find cancer early. If cervical cancer is found early, it's easier to cure. Women who are not currently sexually active may still need a Pap test. Almost all cervical cancer is caused by a sexually transmitted virus called the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) that can live in the body for many years.

Provided by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Topic: Software Date Added: Jul 2004 Format: PDF

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