Essays Tagged: "Pap test"

Lesbian Health

system more frequently due to more pregnancies and the need for contraception, lesbians often skip PAP smears, breast exams, and mammograms. Another analysis indicates that one out of 20 lesbians ove ... ograms. Another analysis indicates that one out of 20 lesbians over 55 years of age has never had a PAP smear. Those rates are higher among African-American lesbians than among European-American lesbi ...

(5 pages) 164 5 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Becoming an obstetrican

system. This includes preventative care, prenatal care, detection of sexually transmitted diseases, Pap test screening, and family planning.An obstetrician/gynecologist, commonly abbreviated as OB/GYN ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.6 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Reflective essay about the issue of cervical screening testing in people who have a learning disability

ncidence of, and mortality from, cervical cancer by offering women at risk a regular cervical smear test (Wood & Douglas 2007) However, evidence is accumulating that women with learning disabiliti ... n who have a learning disability.FeelingsAs a female I have received my first invitation to a smear test and have gone through the process, as such I understand how anxious it makes people feel and ho ...

(8 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Effect of Public Health Efforts on the Incidence and Mortality Rates of Cervical Cancer

r is two to ten times greater in women who have not been screened. Risk increases with time between pap screenings. 1500 new cases were diagnosed in year 2000 and an estimated 430 women died from the ... ical canal) make up about 80 percent of all cervical cancer and are reasonably well detected with a papanicolaou(pap) smear. On the other hand adenocarcinomas, accounting for 17 percent of subtypes, a ...

(5 pages) 21 0 3.7 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

cervical cancer

nization of the United States of America, in their September 2010 report had stated that "The Human Papillomavirus is the cause of cervical cancer, the second most common cancer in women worldwide". E ... e system called the cervix. The formation of the cancer may be a result of infection with the Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV. Conclusive with medical research, it has been stated that it is i ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Mandatory HPV vaccinations (against)

Mandatory HPV VaccinationsHuman papilloma virus, or HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States today ... result of it. As long as sexually active women attend their yearly gynecological exam and receive a Pap test, they are very likely to detect cervical cancer at an early and treatable stage (Taking 351 ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality