Search results for 'cervical screening'

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  1. Article

    Your screening appointment

    Apart from bowel screening (which is done at home), all screening tests are usually carried out at screening centres or clinics. Find out how screening appointments are arranged and when you should contact the test centre or clinic.

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  2. Guide

    Introduction to bowel screening

    Bowel screening is offered to men and women aged 50 to 74 in Scotland to help find and treat bowel cancer early.

    1. Overview
    2. Benefits and risks
    3. Taking the test
    4. Test results
    5. Further information

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  3. Guide

    Introduction to breast screening

    Breast screening is a test for breast cancers that are too small to see or feel. In Scotland, only women between the ages of 50 and 70 are offered breast screening every 3 years. Find out how the test is done and what your test results mean.

    1. Overview
    2. Benefits and risks
    3. Taking the test
    4. Test results
    5. Further information

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  4. Article

    Introduction to pregnancy screening

    Screening is offered to all pregnant women to assess the ‘chance’ of you or your baby having a particular health problem or disability. Find out which conditions can be screened for and what’s involved in the screening test.

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  5. Article

    Introduction to newborn screening

    After the birth of a child, the midwife will offer to examine and test the child within the first 8 weeks. Find out what tests are offered and when your baby will be tested.

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  6. Guide

    Vaginal cancer

    Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer that begins in the vagina. Learn about vaginal cancer symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Causes
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  7. Guide

    Getting and using contraception

    Quick, step-by-step guide to using condoms safely and correctly, to prevent pregnancy by stopping sperm meeting an egg.

    1. What is contraception?
    2. How effective is contraception?
    3. What services do contraception clinics offer?
    4. Where can I get an implant fitted or removed?
    5. How do I use a condom?
    6. Where to get contraception

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  8. Guide

    Vulval cancer

    Vulval cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects women. Read about the symptoms, causes and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Causes
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  9. Guide

    Ovarian cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women. Learn about ovarian cancer symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Living with ovarian cancer
    7. Prevention

    18/01/2018 | Organisation

  10. Guide

    Dystonia

    Dystonia is a medical term for a range of movement disorders that cause muscle spasms and contractions. Learn about dystonia causes and treatment.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment

    18/01/2018 | Organisation