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24Apr, 2017

Regular Pap Smears: a matter of life or..!

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My dear lady, regular preventative care is one of the most important ways to maintain your health over time. If you wait to see your doctor only when you notice a problem, it may be too late. Cervical cancer screening is especially important for women’s health. Unlike with breast cancer, there isn’t anything you can do at home to help detect cervical cancer. It poses as much of a threat to the lives of women in the UAE as throughout the world; an important health and economical concern. It became […]

8Oct, 2016

The Significance of a Regular Pap Smear for Women

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A Pap smear (also called a Pap test) is a screening procedure for female cervical malignancy. It is used to test for the presence of precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix; the opening of the uterus. It has been named after the doctor who determined that this was a useful way to detect signs of cervical cancer. It is a simple test, done in the outpatient clinic and during which, some cells from the cervix are gently scraped away it is a pain-free procedure) and then examined for abnormal cell […]