Cervical Cancer is Preventable
Patient Screenings

Get a pap smear test

You can detect cervical cancer by getting screened regularly.

What does a pap smear test look for?

A pap smear test is also known as a cervical cancer screening. The test can find abnormal cells in the cervix. If these cells are found early, it can be treated before it turns into cancer. HPV is a virus that is known to cause cervical cancer. During your exam, the doctor will screen for HPV.

Who should get it? All women who are sexually active should get a pap smear. Talk to your doctor to learn what is right for you. Why should I get it? Every year more than half a million women are diagnosed with cervical cancer worldwide.

Anyone between the ages of 12 to 26, regardless of their gender, should talk to their doctor about the HPV vaccine.

An HPV test is recommended every 5 years. Call your doctor today to get started.

What is human papillomavirus (HPV)?

HPV is a virus known to cause infection that leads to cervical, vaginal, throat, penile, and vulvar cancer. 91% of new cervical cancer cases per year are caused by any type of HPV.

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75% of cervical cancers can be prevented by getting a routine test.

You can prevent cervical cancer by getting screened regularly, starting at age 21. Even though it may be slightly uncomfortable, the benefits are worth it.


人乳頭瘤病毒 (HPV) 疫苗 – Anyone between the ages of 12 to 26, regardless of their gender, should talk to their doctor about the HPV vaccine. 


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21歲宮頸癌 – Have a pap smear every 3 years.

Chlamydia – If sexually active get tested every year.


40歲乳腺癌– 與您的醫生討論每年進行一次乳房 X 光檢查。


50 歲時患乳腺癌 –您應該開始每隔一年進行一次乳房 X 光檢查,直到 74 歲。

50 歲時結直腸癌 –最常見的篩查是糞便檢查和結腸鏡檢查。 那些有結直腸癌家族史的人可能需要更早開始篩查。 那些有結直腸癌家族史的人可能需要更早開始篩查。


55歲肺癌 – It is one of the few cancers that can often be prevented. Talk to your doctor.


65歲 – If you have been screened regularly and had normal pap smear results, continue to talk to your doctor about what screening is best for you.

Women's Health女性健康教育資料

Being up-to-date with wellness checks can help detect problems early. Download our Women’s Health Materials to learn more! HPSJ’s Women’s Health Initiative aims to educate and inform women about the importance of self-care.


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