Women of all ages need to know how to defend themselves from cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of death in women worldwide. The good news is that if abnormal changes are detected early, death can be prevented.

Talk to your doctor about your risk factors and make an appointment for a Pap test. The Pap test checks for changes in cervical cells. Cervical cancer can be prevented if cell changes are detected and treated early. You can get a perfect cancer screening test in Kenya from various web sources.

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Most women should be seen every two to three years. Women at higher risk who have had unusual screenings in the past or who have changed partners may need more Pap screening.

Talk to a medical professional about when to start testing, how often and at what age you should have the test. Women who qualify for Medicare and are at high risk are covered by a Pap test and pelvic exam every year.

Pap tests and pelvic exams are done every two years for women at low risk. There is a powerful HPV vaccine for girls and women between 11 and 26 years of age that can prevent infection from the HPV strains/species that cause 70 percent of cervical cancers.

Proper and regular screening can detect cervical cancer before symptoms appear. Much of cancer prevention and survival depends on what you know. Take the time to learn all about cervical cancer risks and prevention.