Talking to Your Doctor about Cervical Cancer
by Amy Scholten, MPH
Talk openly and often with your healthcare provider. It will help you make the best choices for your care.
Tips for Getting Information
Here are some tips that will help you talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask
About Cervical Cancer
About Your Risk of Developing Cervical Cancer
About Lifestyle Changes
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Last reviewed March 2021 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Mohei Abouzied, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 10/5/2021
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