Search results for 'cervical screening'

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  1. Guide

    Introduction to 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

    23/05/2017 | 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

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  3. 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

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  4. 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

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  5. Guide

    Introduction to bowel screening

    Bowel screening is offered to men and women across 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

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  6. 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.

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  7. 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.

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  8. 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.

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  9. Article

    Screening for Down's syndrome

    A small number of babies are born each year with Down’s syndrome. You may choose to have a test during pregnancy which can help to detect if your baby may have this condition. Find out why you'll be offered this test

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

  10. Article

    Falls risk screening

    A falls risk screening can identify ways to reduce your risk of falling

    23/05/2017 | Organisation

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