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Cancer Genetics

Cervical Cancer Screening

10/22/2008

Question:

My mom had cervical cancer. I am a man. Will I have to get my daughter checked for it?

Answer:

Every woman should be screened for cervical cancer.  The causes are largely environmental.  A website with the current screening guidelines is attached.

Related Resources:

Cervical cancer screening

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Response by:

Doreen M Agnese, MD Doreen M Agnese, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University