Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline

Cervical cancer screening exams help find cervical cancer at an early stage. When found early, the chances for successfully treating the disease are greatest.
Along with regular exams, practice awareness. This means you should be familiar with your body.
Any of the following unusual changes in the breast can be a symptom of breast
Report them to your doctor without delay.

If you’ve had the HPV vaccine, you still need to be screened.
The screening recommendations below apply to most women.

Age 21 to 29

Age 30 to 64

Age 65 or older

You may not need additional exams if you’ve had no unusual Pap or HPV test results in the past 10 years. Discuss this with your doctor.
Exams for women who have had a hysterectomy

If you’ve have had a hysterectomy, but have not had cervical cancer or severe cervical dysplasia, you should:

Exams for women at increased risk
Women at increased risk have a higher chance of getting cervical cancer.
This doesn’t mean you’ll definitely get cancer. But, you may need to start screening at an earlier age, get additional tests or be tested more often.You’re at increased risk for cervical cancer if you fall under one or more of these groups.