Dr. Linda Van Le blogs about cervical cancer awareness

Her blog encourages all woman to get Pap smears on schedule.

Pap smear: the test *every* woman should make a priority

By Linda Van Le, M.D.

The American Cancer Society predicts that in 2017 more than 4,000 women will die from cervical cancer. That statistic used to be much, much higher. In fact, the ACS also predicts that nearly 13,000 women will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year. But, we’ve learned that with early detection, cervical cancer can be treated.

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Dr. Linda Van Le, gynecologic oncologist at UNC-Chapel Hill
Getting screened is the most important thing you can do to prevent this disease.

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