Women are recommended to have a general check-up with their doctor every year to ensure health and to pick up any early warning signs of disease or illness. The screening tests and frequencies of tests advised will change as you age, such as mammograms and pap smears. Our comprehensive range of women’s health services ensures that we address all aspects of your health and well-being, relevant to your individual needs. You can check with your doctor for specific recommendations based on your medical situation or choose from the packages listed further down the page.
There are some conditions that pose more risk to women, and therefore need to be monitored and screened for. Many diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and some cancers can be identified in their early stages, when treatment is often more effective. Browse our service offerings:
Cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix. Most cervical cancers are caused by various strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV). Pap smears are an effective screening measure for women against cervical cancer. Among females in Hong Kong, cervical cancer has been the seventh commonest cancer.
The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation recommended the following:
Pap smears, also known as the Pap test, are an effective preventative measure for women against cervical cancer. According to the World Health Organization, the Pap smear is the only test used in large populations that have been shown to reduce cervical cancer incidence and mortality. This article aims to answer many of the common questions and concerns regarding Pap smears..read more