Young bisexual and lesbian women are less likely to undergo Pap tests than straight women, and are at high risk of developing cervical cancer, according to a new study.
The findings about Pap tests suggest that young lesbian and bisexual women are not monitoring their sexual health as much as their heterosexual counterparts. These women report having sex at a younger age and with more people," said lead study author Brittany Charlton, a graduate student in epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. That could certainly put them at risk. It's really important that they be screened," she added
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