October 30, 2018

What Every Woman Should Know About Cervical Cancer Screenings

The two tests women can get to screen for cervical cancer are the Pap test and an HPV test. Both tests use the same process and can be completed in a doctor’s office. However, the guidelines of each pertaining to…

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October 26, 2018

What are the Limitations of the Pap Test?

The Pap test is an important part of a woman’s overall health. It helps detect precancerous cells in the cervix before they develop into cancer. However, the Pap test as a cervical prevention tool has its limitations, so women should…

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October 24, 2018

How Accurate is the Pap Test?

Many women are so stressed when they receive their Pap test results that they do not even consider how accurate those results might be. While the accuracy of Pap tests has definitely improved over the years, these tests are still…

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September 17, 2018

Florida Hospitals Rank High in U.S. News “Best Hospital” Rankings

U.S. News & World Report recently published rankings that reveal that the Mayo Clinic and its nationwide system of hospitals are the most highly rated facilities in the nation. The rankings are based on various factors including mortality, readmission rates,…

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August 24, 2018

Five Signs You Should Get a Second Opinion on Your Pap Smear Results

Pap smears are a routine procedure for any woman over the age of 21. Every three years, your gynecologist takes a sample of cells from your cervix and sends them off for testing. This exam gives a pathologist an opportunity…

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July 31, 2018

USA Today Report: United States Most Dangerous Place in Developed World to Give Birth

USA TODAY reports that the United States is the most dangerous place in the developed world to give birth due to a stunning lack of attention to safety recommendations and widespread failure to protect new mothers. According to the study,…

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February 13, 2018

Cervical Cancer Litigation

The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 12,990 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016 and 4,120 women will die from it. This is an alarming statistic for a type of cancer that can largely be avoided through…

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January 8, 2018

Do Misread Pap Smears Contribute to Cervical Cancer Death Rates?

A new study published in the journal Cancer reveals that the death rate from cervical cancer in the United States is considerably higher than previously estimated.  Prior analysis didn't account for women who had their cervixes removed in hysterectomy procedures.  As a…

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