18:04 8th February 2018 | Common Cancer
PIn 1920, George Papanicolaou, a Greek doctor, developed the Pap test together with Romanian doctor, Aurel Babeş.
What is a Pap test?
A Pap test – also known as a Pap smear or smear test – is a procedure that doctors use to test for cervical cancer in women. Women aged 30 to 65 should undergo one every three to five years.
It is one of the most essential screenings for women because cervical cancer is the second m...
11:46 7th January 2018 | Uncategorized
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a very common infection contracted from skin contact and from vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who has the virus. The infected person may not even show signs or experience any symptoms, in fact, symptoms could take years to show after HPV has been contracted.
The most important thing you need to know about Human Papillomavirus is that some types of HPV do not go away and can cause genital warts or l...
00:21 7th January 2018 | Cancer in Women
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. According to a 2017 fact sheet, released by ICO HPV Information Centre on HPV and Cancer, approximately 14 089 Nigerian women are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year of which 8 240 do not survive.
Now, more than ever, we would like to encourage women to come for screenings at our Medicentre that could save their lives. We offer the following two tests:Liquid-based cytology HP...
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