My women’s health rotation is quickly coming to an end and I’ve learned so much. One thing I learned was how important the Pap test is…

Did you know that cervical cancer used to be the number 1️⃣ leading cause of cancer death for women? Now it’s number 1️⃣4️⃣ and that’s due to regular Pap tests, which can find cervical precancer before it turns to cancer. ⁣⁣
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But now, proposed changes to the guidelines could eliminate the pap, leaving us vulnerable to incomplete testing. Pap screenings have been saving LIVES and need to remain a part of routine wellness screenings. ⁣⁣

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𝗪𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧’𝐬 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐭𝐡 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬!⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ #ProtectThePap #sponsored ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ My women’s health rotation is quickly coming to an end and I’ve learned so much. One thing I learned was how important the Pap test is. This test was done at least once an hour while we were in the office, and for good reason! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Did you know that cervical cancer used to be the number 1️⃣ leading cause of cancer death for women? Now it’s number 1️⃣4️⃣ and that’s due to regular Pap tests, which can find cervical precancer before it turns to cancer. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ But now, proposed changes to the guidelines could eliminate the pap, leaving us vulnerable to incomplete testing. Pap screenings have been saving LIVES and need to remain a part of routine wellness screenings. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ We should all have access to these tests and I’m thankful to @ProtectThePap for educating about and advocating for this test and for women. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ #PROTECTTHEPAP ✊🏻

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