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Get Vaccinated The numbers of cervical cancer deaths have dropped dramatically – almost 70 percent- since 1955, but it is still a concern for women today. According to Dr. Margarett Ellison from North Fulton Women’s Oncology, “Nearly all cervical cancers … Continue reading

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Dr. Carrie Lawson from Piedmont OB-GYN answers a reader’s question about Pap smears.    Q: What is a Pap smear, and how often do women need them?  A: A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer and pre-cancer, … Continue reading

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Dr. Cyril O. Spann, Jr., MD from Atlanta Gynecologic Oncology Specialists answers a reader’s question about cervical cancer screening tests for teens. Q: My daughter is 19 years old and has become sexually active. When should she get her first Pap … Continue reading

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