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Cervical Cancer Screening

States with Laws Requiring Third-Party Coverage for Cervical Cancer Screening*
(as of Steptember 30, 2006)

Map of the United States illustrating those states that have laws which require third-party coverage for cervical cancer screeningJanuary is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Pelvic exams, Pap test, and tests for human papillomavirus (HPV) are essential for detecting cervical cancer or abnormalities that may lead to cervical cancer. The map shows the states with laws requiring third-party coverage for cervial cancer screening. For information on coverage of cancer screening in your state, go to http://www.scld-nci.net. For information on cervical cancer, go to http://www.cancer.gov/
cancertopics/types/cervical
. For information on HPV vaccines, go to http://www.cancer.gov/
cancertopics/hpv-vaccines.


*(Applies only to HPV testing in Maryland)

Source: State Cancer Legislative Database