Mrs. Helen Onwudiwe, the Head of Cervical Cancer Unit, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Teaching Hospital, don advise women of adult age to dey go for cervical cancer screening regularly.
Cervical cancer na the type of cancer wey dey occur for the cells of the cervix, wey dey the lower part of the uterus wey connect to the vagina.
She say they fit prevent cervical cancer if person they go for regular screening to identify abnormal changes for the cells of the cervix at early stage.
Say high rate of ignorance dey among women within the age bracket of 25 to 50 years, and na them supposed to be the beneficiaries of such medical care.
The fear say them fit dey positive dey also reduce the idea of conducting the test, but e dey safer to know your status than living in ignorance.
She advise women make them no wait for doctor to refer them before them do cancer tests, make them take their well-being seriously, say multiple sex partners sev fit lead to sickness wey fit turn to cervical cancer disease for women and them suppose dey tell women these things during awareness programmes.”