It’s National Women’s Checkup Day~ We know how crazy and busy life can get, but a routine checkup can save your life! Many individuals are exposed to HPV at some point in their lives, and while most types are harmless, other types can cause cervical cancer. The PAP + HPV Co-test saves lives by detecting cervical cancer in its earliest stages. Keep reading to learn more about cervical cancer and the co-test:
“Cervical cancer is known to be preventable with vaccines and regular cervical cancer screenings. Women over 21 are recommended to schedule a Pap + HPV test or co-test, regularly. Did you know:
every two hours 1 woman dies of cervical cancer
cervical cancer was the #1 cancer killer of women prior to the invention of the Pap test and now its #15
screening with the Pap and HPV co-test identified 70% of the cancers missed by HPV screening alone.
94.1% of cervical cancers and 99.7% of cervical pre-cancers were detected by Pap+HPV co-test”