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What do the results of my Pap and HPV tests mean? | DHMG Blog

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 1/26/23 9:36 AM

A Pap test, or Pap smear, screens for cervical cancer and is recommended for women between 21 and 65. If your results are normal, you may not need to get screened again for another three to five years, depending on your age and the test you receive. But what happens when your results come back positive, abnormal, or unclear? Read on to learn more about the goal of cervical cancer screening, understand what HPV and Pap tests are, and what your results could mean.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month | Decreasing Your Risk

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 11/22/22 12:24 PM

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States for both men and women.

This month, we talked to Seth Robinson, MD, a pulmonologist with Woodland Clinic, about ways to decrease your risk of lung cancer.

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Women’s Health Month Series: Insight From an OB-GYN

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/19/22 9:35 AM

In recognition of Women’s Health Month during the month of May, we’re spotlighting important women’s health insights from physicians across different specialties. Lisbeth Chang, MD, an OB-GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group — Northridge, shares important insight on preventative screenings and OB-GYN care.

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National Thyroid Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/28/22 9:47 AM

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, and according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 20 million Americans have a form of thyroid disease. As we continue to explore goals for health and wellness in the new year, this post will highlight the importance of thyroid health and management, as well as debunk common myths about thyroid-related diseases.

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Important Reminders During Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/24/22 8:17 AM

January marks the start of a new year, a time often synonymous with prioritizing health and wellness. For women, this means scheduling an annual visit and routine screening at the gynecologist to support reproductive health.

January is also Cervical Health Awareness Month. Every year, more than 12,000 Americans are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer was once considered the leading cause of death among women in the United States, but today is considered highly preventable and treatable due to vaccination and early detection from routine testing.
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