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5 Questions about Pap smear tests answered

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Contributor

This Cervical Cancer AwarenessMonth, gynaecologist Dr Seboleo Mojaki answers our top five questions about dreaded pap smear tests…

Could annual Pap smear tests become a ‘thing of the past?’

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Contributor

New cervical cancer screening recommendations do not include an annual Pap smear test…

What EXACTLY to expect from your annual ‘Pap smear’

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Contributor

The words 'Pap smear' often strike fear into women’s hearts, but it’s a routine procedure and something that ...

Alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate

Posted on April 16, 2014 by SAPA

A new test, from Swiss drug maker Roche, uses DNA to detect the human papillomavirus, or HPV, which ...

How often are pap smears necessary?

Posted on November 18, 2012 by Caitlin de Kok

Many medical groups have long recommended a pap smear test be done every three years for most women. ...

Why you should get a pap smear

Posted on July 10, 2012 by Serisha Singh

A pap smear is  recommended for all women over 16. But what is a pap smear is and ...

Cervical Cancer – have a Pap smear

Posted on January 8, 2010 by Caitlin de Kok

Worldwide, cervical cancer is the second most common type of cancer affecting women. It is also, however, easily ...

How Often a Pap Smear?

Posted on February 9, 2009 by Caitlin de Kok

It is recommended that, if you are sexually active, you go for an annual pap smear. You should ...

How to love your pap smear

Posted on December 17, 2008 by Taryn-Lee Biggar

If you hate having a pap smear done, then you need to follow these simple guidelines to a ...

Can you really feel ‘pampered’ on pap-smear day?

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Claire Warneke

How can one of the worst days of the year actually turn out to be one of the ...

Nail DIY: Newspaper nails

Posted on April 5, 2012 by Jennifer @ FabFatale.com

Jennifer of FabFatale.com presents this ridiculously easy but very impressive looking nail DIY – newspaper print nails! By ...

Women skip cervical cancer checks despite campaigns

Posted on September 1, 2016 by News24.com

Despite ongoing campaigns to encourage regular cervical cancer checks, some women in rural Mpumalanga are hesitant to undergo ...

What is the best way to detect cervical cancer?

Posted on January 14, 2016 by Contributor

The primary screening for cervical cancer has been the Pap smear but is it the most effective way ...

A facelift for your vagina?

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Contributor

Women have always been the largest consumers of plastic surgery since… well, plastic surgery became a thing...

Warning signs of the top five types of cancer

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Contributor

Since early detection saves lives, here are the warning signs of the top five types of cancer that ...

Top 5 cancers affecting women in SA

Posted on October 19, 2018 by Contributor

What are the top five cancers affecting women and what can you do to reduce your risks?...

Cervical cancer survivor shares her story

Posted on March 6, 2018 by Monique Warner

Like so many healthy women, Marinda van Zyl didn’t give cervical cancer much thought – until she was ...

Could you be infected with an HPV virus?

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Contributor

As a leading cause of cervical cancer, it’s no wonder everyone is talking about the HPV virus and ...

5 Tips to make sure your vagina is clean and healthy

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Bona

Apply these quick and easy ways to keep your lady bits clean and tidy...

Do you know what your BMI and blood pressure readings are?

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Contributor

If you’ve let healthy resolutions slide, it’s the perfect month to begin again, starting with your BMI and ...

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