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Talking to Your Doctor about Cervical Cancer

You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with cervical cancer. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
Here are some tips that will make it easier for you to talk to your doctor:

References

Talking with your doctor. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002916-pdf.pdf. Accessed November 17, 2015.

Tips for talking to your doctor. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/healthcare-management/working-with-your-doctor/tips-for-talking-to-your-doctor.html. Updated May 2014. Accessed November 17, 2015.

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