Cervical Cancer Screening
What was measured?What percentage of medical group members, women ages 21-64, had a Pap smear to test for cervical cancer during the past three years?
These results are based on a sample of patient administrative records from the medical group or HMO.
Why is it important?Checking women for cervical cancer is important for finding the cancer early when the chances are better for successful treatment. Getting a Pap smear test regularly is a proven way to find the disease early.
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|The Permanente Medical Group - North Valley|