has made a series of acquisitions of John Deere dealerships in the past couple of years.
found that Pap
test use among women aged 30 years and older who have had a hysterectomy decreased from 73.
4% of women who had had a Pap
smear had evidence of abnormal cervical cells.
After five years of the PAP
being formed--and five years is long enough--we did an internal evaluation and we came up with reasons as to why we should now move to a legislative body," Dr Ndele said.
In addition, "we concluded that a single negative HPV test provided 5 years of extremely low cancer risk for women, and this risk was not appreciably lowered by also having a normal Pap
test," said Dr.
Overall, 23% of women had not had a Pap
test in the previous year.
Among the women interviewed, 556 (23%) had not had a Pap
test in the year before the interview.
See the NWHN's fact sheets on "Cervical Cancer and Pap
Smears" and "Vaccines for Cervical Cancer and HPV" on-line at http://www.
tests every two or three years for those age 30 or older who have had three normal Pap
tests for three years in a row.
Therefore, in younger women (under 30), HPV testing is recommended as a follow-up to the traditional Pap
The principle contributing factor to cervical cancer is never or rarely getting a Pap
Murphy said publishers have also expressed concern about the possibility of further cuts in subsidy since the department's funding for the PAP
will be reduced from $49.
The National Cancer Institute reports a sensitivity of 55-88% for detecting high-grade lesions using a traditional Pap
A traditional Pap
smear will not identify a woman's risk for developing cervical cancer.
Despite the Pap
test's 50-year record as a safe and highly accurate screening tool for cervical cancer and precancerous abnormalities of the cervix, many women do not have regular Pap