Frequently Asked Questions
Screening tests include the following: Physical exam and history: An exam of the body to check general signs of health, including checking for signs of disease, such as lumps or anything else that seems unusual. A history of the patient’s health habits and past illnesses and treatments will also be taken
More than a decade after vaccination, women who had received a single dose of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine continued to be protected against cervical infection with the two cancer-causing HPV types targeted by the vaccine, HPV16 and 18.
You can eat and drink normally beforehand. Avoid using talcum powder or deodorant on the day of your screening as this may affect the mammogram. Tell the mammographer if you have breast implants. You may need extra x-rays to see the breasts clearly.