The sad facts are that women in Newfoundland and Labrador have one of the highest rates of cervical cancer in the country and the number of women who die from cervical cancer is double the national rate. Screening is vital to catch this disease early or to prevent it by finding precancerous signs. Dr. Roxanne Cooper has created a mobile pap clinic which will be going to several communities over the summer. Check it out and see if it’s in your area and pass the word on.If you’d like to know more about the great work Dr. Cooper is doing in pap screening, check out this article from the NLMA newsletter. And, most importantly, get your regular pap test and encourage the women you love to do the same.