Episode summary introduction:
69% of women over 18 have had a pap smear in the last 3 years. Where this doesn't seem like awful statistics, 570,000 women were diagnosed with cervical cancer, globally in 2018. This episode is going to be a little different than previous episodes, as this is going to be more informative focusing on prevention and who should be screened, rather than diagnostics and treatment based
Risk Factors for cervical Cancer: An HPV infection is the most significant risk factor for developing cervical cancer. But, according to the CDC, these co-factors (along with having HPV) also increase a person’s risk.
There are many aspects and scenarios that may affect your screening for cervical cancer. We discuss the most common screening methods.
IUDs could decrease your risk of ovarian cancer by 32% About 14,000 women each year die of ovarian cancer, making it one of the deadliest gynecologic cancers.
Moreover, 80% of ovarian cancer diagnoses occur only after the disease has progressed to a late stage. The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance estimated 22,530 new cases in 2019 alone. Outro:
Discussion of Gardasil9 vaccine and an option for a convenient and more comfortable testing in the future. A new non-invasive, at-home urine test with vaginal swab could soon replace the pap smear as the gold standard for detecting cervical pre-cancer.
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