Read on to debunk some of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding cervical cancer and Pap smears. Call your local clinic now to book your smear test.
Debunking 5 Common Myths About Cervical Cancer (H1)
Cervical cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women, affecting approximately 13,000 Americans each year. But, in the last 40 years, the number of cases and deaths due to this disease has significantly declined ever since women started taking regular Pap smears.
Although there’s an abundance of information found online about cervical cancer, there are still plenty of myths that surround it, especially regarding smear tests and the human papillomavirus (HPV). Here are 5 common myths about cervical cancer and Pap smear in Twin Falls Idaho, debunked:
Myth #1: Women Need to Get a Pap Test Every Year
Annual smear tests aren’t recommended for a woman at average risk. If the …