New suggestions on how to test for ovarian and cervical cancer.
FOX News Radio's Marghiee Teshineh has today's "Housecall for Health"...
A study from the American Society of Clinical Oncology finds that the most reliable way to check for cervical cancer is not a pap smear, but the newer test for the HPV virus - and women over 30 can go three years between tests.
The study also suggests women with no symptoms of ovarian cancer might be better off NOT getting tested. Ultrasound exams can lead to false positives and unnecessary treatments that can be painful and even cause harm.