Many women know the HPV vaccine can help protect against cervical cancer. But did you know there is also an HPV test?.
- Video by healthcentralobgyn, Published on 16 Dec 2011
- ” We’ve been doing the HPV test in our office for about 7 years,” said Dr. Jay Staub, ” and I’ve actually have negative paps for 5 to 7 to 10 years in a row and had an HPV test that was positive and actually had cervical cancer. So, I think we’re headed in that direction. We just don’t have the data yet. I think we’re going to see studies that indicate that the HPV test is probably more accurate as a primary screen. “