By Kirsten Wengeler, APNP
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. This month is a chance to raise awareness and inform women about how they can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease and it's also a major cause of cervical cancer.
The purpose of the new recommendations is to maximize the benefits of screening tests while minimizing potential harm.
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