Cervical Cancer

Infographic: Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and leading health organizations aim to inform women of the best means for early detection and prevention of the disease that will prove fatal to an estimated 4,120 U.S. women in 2017.  Additionally, the American Society of Clinical Oncology estimates 12,990 cervical cancer diagnosis this year.

However, screening via the HPV test (human papillomavirus), which causes cervical cell changes, and the pap test can help detect abnormal cells on the cervix in the early stage so they can be treated before they turn cancerous. Spread the word on cervical cancer screening and prevention by sharing this infographic from heatheo360.com