I think women should have a voice in health guidelines that impact our bodies because it is key to saving our lives.
More than 13,000 US women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. In most cases, this disease is preventable through vaccination and proper screening.
Despite screening programs, 4,000 US women die from HPV related cervical cancer annually.
‘Pap smears save lives. Period. No-one likes to get this test, but the benefits of early detection and prevention outweigh the risks of avoiding it.’- Dr. Jeff Livingston