Archive for June, 2009

How to prevent cervical cancer?

It’s good to prevent cervical cancer as cervical cancer is difficult to be spotted. To prevent cervical cancer, first we need to prevent HPV infections, as most of the cervical cancer is caused by HPV infection.
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What is Pap smear (or known as Pap Test)?

Pap smear (or Pap test) is a test to find abnormal cell at the surface of the cervix. During the Pap smear, cells are collected from the cervix and sent for test. Pap smear is a quick, simple and reliable test. It helps to lower the chances of cervical cancer.
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What is HPV (human papilllomavirus)?

HPV also known as Human papillomavirus. It’s a family of more than 100 HPV viruses. HPV virus spread thru skin to skin contact. If infected by HPV virus, it takes months and years to appear or symptoms may never appear.

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