GETTING TESTED CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

Did you know that cervical cancer is not just a treatable disease? It’s preventable.2* Through regular screening, doctors can identify signs of cervical cancer and treat them before they become a problem.3 It all starts with scheduling an exam and going to your doctor.

So what does this all mean? That 2 hours from now, we’ll lose another woman to a preventable disease.1,2  We can’t stand on the sidelines and let it happen anymore.

Together, we can reduce the number of women dying of cervical cancer. But to do that, we all need to commit to regular exams and going to see your doctor. Are you in?

Cervical Cancer Screening Reminder

STILL UNSURE ABOUT GETTING TESTED?

One women is diagnosed each hour with cervical cancer in the United States.

EVERY HOUR, 1 woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with cervical cancer.1

More than 1/2 of cervical cancer cases occur in women who have never or rarely been tested.

More than 1/2 OF NEW CERVICAL CANCER CASES occur in women who have never or rarely been tested.4

Cervical Cancer

ONE-THIRD OF U.S. WOMEN diagnosed with cervical cancer die.1

HPV is common

About 8 OUT OF 10 U.S. WOMEN will contract the virus that can cause cervical cancer.5


Here’s one STAT that says it all…

95% detection with Pap+HPV Together


STUDIES SHOW UP TO 95% OF CERVICAL CANCERS CAN BE DETECTED BY TESTING WITH PAP+HPV.3, 6

NO EXCUSES

Do it for yourself. Do it for your loved ones.
No matter who you do it for, get tested.

We get it. You have a busy schedule. Work. Gym. Family. Repeat. But when so much cervical cancer occurs in women who aren’t tested regularly, no excuse is acceptable.4

Get tested for cervical cancer

NO EXCEPTIONS

Healthy and active or proud couch potato – we’re all at risk for cervical cancer.

Even if you are committed to health and fitness, you could have a cervical cancer diagnosis. The truth is, cervical cancer can happen to any of us. The best way to prevent it? Regular screening.2

Cervical Cancer Screening

NO COST BARRIERS

Regardless of your financial circumstances, there can be a way to get tested.

Great news: In many cases cervical cancer testing is covered by the Affordable Care Act!7† Don’t have health insurance? You can still get tested – clinics across the United States can provide cervical cancer screening exams at low or no cost.

Pap+HPV Together for women ages 30-65

WHY PAP+HPV (CO-TESTING)?

The 2 tests work in tandem.

There’s something women need to talk about: HPV. The truth is, it’s a common infection – the majority of women have it at some point in their lives.Certain strains of HPV may actually cause cervical cancer.8 So why not test for that, too?

At its core, Pap+HPV (Co-testing) is actually 2 tests in 1. It’s simple – your doctor takes a single sample, and both a Pap test and an HPV test are ordered. Studies show that together they can identify more cervical precancer and cancer than either could on its own.It takes 2 to tango.

Pap+HPV Together offers 95% detection.

STUDIES SHOW UP TO 95% OF CERVICAL CANCERS CAN BE DETECTED BY TESTING WITH PAP+HPV.3, 6

For women ages 30-65, one of the recommended ways to prevent cervical cancer is to see your doctor and get tested with Pap+HPV (Co-testing).3

WHICH TEST IS RECOMMENDED?

Okay, so you’ve committed to getting tested. High five! Now that you know how important regular testing is for cervical cancer prevention, let’s make sure you know which test is recommended for you.

Leading health organizations have developed the following guidelines for cervical cancer screening based on age‡:


AGES 21-29

Women ages 21-29 should be screened with a Pap test.9


AGES 30-65

Pap and/or HPV test as recommended by your physician.9

THE CHANGE STARTS WITH YOU

You’ve learned the importance of regular cervical cancer screening. You’ve set your appointment reminder. You’re ready to show cervical cancer who’s boss.

Stay educated. Break the silence. Share the knowledge with every woman you know – that cervical cancer isn’t just treatable, it is preventable.2* It’s up to all of us to help prevent it.

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