Get Checked for Cervical Cancer

How to screen for cervical cancer?

A Pap test is a simple screening test that can detect cell changes in the cervix that may lead to cancer before women feel any symptoms. Starts at age 21.

HPV vaccination is a key way to reduce your risk of cervical cancer.

Think you are overdue or unsure if you need a pap?

Do I need a Pap test if…

OHIP eligible groups for free HPV vaccine:

  • All those in grade 7

  • Men who have sex with men (self-identify as gay, bisexual, and trans)

  • All those under the age of 27

Private insurance often covers the vaccine cost. HPV vaccine series costs $300-500 out of pocket. There is a vaccines available Gardasil 9.

Dr. Holmes Patients can book online with our Nurse Practitioner:  Book Here

Dr. Brian Yamamoto patients can book paps online here:  Book Here

Check out Cancer Care Ontario & Canadian Cancer Society website for more information on cervical cancer.

  Check out HPVinfo and consider getting your HPV vaccine.

 

Check out Cancer Care Ontario's website for more general cancer screening information.