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What You Need to Know About the Pap Test

What You Need to Know About the Pap Test

18:04 8th February 2018 | Common Cancer

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PIn 1920, George Papanicolaou, a Greek doctor, developed the Pap test together with Romanian doctor, Aurel BabeĊŸ.

 

What is a Pap test?

 A Pap test – also known as a Pap smear or smear test – is a procedure that doctors use to test for cervical cancer in women. Women aged 30 to 65 should undergo one every three to five years.

 

It is one of the most essential screenings for women because cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women.

 

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The Importance and Benefits of Preventative Healthcare

The Importance and Benefits of Preventative Healthcare

15:09 26th September 2017 | Preventive HealthCare

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The old proverb, 'Prevention is Better than Cure' still rings true today. This involves:

maintaining a healthy, balanced dietstaying fit – physically and mentallygoing for regular health checks.The Benefits of Preventative HealthcareImproved quality of lifeEarly diagnosis = early treatmentAvoid or reduce symptoms of illnessMany diseases, if caught early, can be eradicatedProductivity and efficiency at work can be maintainedRegular screenings ca...

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