Search results for 'cervical screening'

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  1. Guide

    Cervical screening (smear test)

    A smear test is used to check cells from the cervix (neck of the womb) for changes so they can be monitored or treated. Find out who'll be offered this test and why.

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

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  2. Guide

    Cervical cancer

    Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that develops in a woman's cervix (the entrance to the womb from the vagina). Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

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

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  3. Guide

    Colposcopy

    A colposcopy is a procedure to find out whether there are abnormal cells on or in a woman's cervix or vagina. Learn about why it's used, and what happens.

    1. Introduction
    2. Why it's used
    3. How it's carried out
    4. Results
    5. Treating abnormal cells in the cervix

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  4. Guide

    Screening information for the transgender community

    Whether you're a trans-man or woman, identify as non-binary or describe your gender in another way, it's important to be aware of the screening services available to you. Find out how your gender status affects your eligibility in Scotland.

    1. Overview
    2. Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening
    3. Bowel screening
    4. Breast screening
    5. Cervical screening
    6. Further information

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  5. Guide

    Screening in Scotland

    There are 7 screening programmes in Scotland. Some of these are only offered to men, and others are only for women. Find out who'll be offered which screening tests and why

    1. Overview
    2. Eligibility
    3. Benefits and risks
    4. Personal information

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  6. Article

    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.

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  7. Article

    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.

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  8. Guide

    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

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  9. Guide

    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

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

  10. Guide

    Genital warts

    Genital warts are small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes that appear on or around the genital or anal area. Learn about genital warts symptoms and treatments.

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

    20/05/2018 | Organisation

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