With people postponing wellness exams during Covid-19, cervical cancer screening should be top of mind with women. and as David Wylie reports, a leading doctor is making a push for all women to be screened.
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. and statistics show that every hour, one woman is diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. But there are worries that this may increase due to delays in screenings because of Covid 19.
Dr. Jackie says African Americans appears to be more susceptible cervical cancer.
While many people have delayed their health screenings due to the pandemic, doctors and other healthcare providers are urging everyone to prioritize and schedule their routine medical exams, including cervical cancer screenings for women.
Cervical cancer is not only treatable; it is preventable, but still about 4,000 women die each year unnecessarily
That’s why Dr. Jackie says, it’s now more important than ever to schedule a well-woman exam and be screened for cervical cancer and more.
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