Sexually abused women skip pap smears

A recent study reported that girls who were sexually abused often avoid cervical cancer screenings as adults.  Not surprising, most of the girls who completed the study survey avoid the screening test not just because of embarrassment of being abused, but because of physical scars of abuse that would be seen by the screener.  For an in-depth review of this issue and recommendations for health providers who provide these tests, we’ve included a Download Complimentary Source PDF