For years, it has been recommended that cervical cancer screening tests for women include the Pap and HPV test. The Pap test has been leading the fight against cervical cancer for decades. Before introduction of the screening, cervical cancer was the #1 cancer killer of women. Now, it’s #14. This isn’t a jump to be ignored.

Unfortunately, changes to the guidelines could eliminate the Pap, leaving thousands of women vulnerable to incomplete testing. As someone who is from a family of women who have benefitted from access to health screenings, I urge you to use your voice and support the women around you in any way you can.

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LISTEN UP, Y’ALL! #ad For years, it has been recommended that cervical cancer screening tests for women include the Pap and HPV test. The Pap test has been leading the fight against cervical cancer for decades. Before introduction of the screening, cervical cancer was the #1 cancer killer of women. Now, it’s #14. This isn’t a jump to be ignored. Unfortunately, proposed changes to the guidelines could eliminate the Pap, leaving thousands of women vulnerable to incomplete testing. As someone who is from a family of women who have benefitted from access to health screenings, I urge you to use your voice, vote and support the women around you in any way you can. #ProtectThePap

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