Articles Tagged with Human papillomavirus

New HPV Test May Help Detect Cervical Cancer Sooner

A new HPV test could help detect cervical cancer earlier.

In 2011, over 12,000 women in the U.S. were diagnosed with cervical cancer. That same year, roughly 4,000 women died from the disease. The first line of defense against cervical cancer is testing. It’s common knowledge that women should protect themselves by getting a Pap smear once every three years. A Pap smear is a… Read more »