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

    25/09/2017 | 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

    25/09/2017 | 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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  4. 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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  5. 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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  6. Guide

    Hysteroscopy

    A hysteroscopy is a procedure used to examine the inside of the womb. Learn about why it's used and what happens during and afterwards.

    1. Introduction
    2. What happens during a hysteroscopy
    3. Recovery

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  7. 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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  8. 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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  9. Article

    Falls risk screening

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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

  10. 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

    25/09/2017 | Organisation

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