Family Health Services ( can screen you for gynecologic cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2023, more than 106,000 women in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with a gynecological cancer, and more than 32,000 will die from one. Gynecologic cancers encompass all cancers of the female reproductive system, including the cervix, ovaries, uterus, vagina and vulva.

All women are at risk for these cancers and risk increases with age. Each gynecological cancer has different signs and symptoms, as well as different risk factors. Remember to talk to your doctor if anything seems off or unusual.

Early detection is crucial. Family Health Services wants to remind you to schedule your gynecologic check-ups. Their caring and comprehensive providers are available Monday-Friday in Lincoln for preventative health exams, cervical cancer screening (PAP test) and many other services. Call today to schedule your preventative health exam!

Family Health Services is a nonprofit healthcare organization that serves people in nine southeast Nebraska counties. Patients can get reproductive healthcare on an income-based sliding fee basis. More than half of the 1,500 patients that Family Health Services cares for every year are uninsured or underinsured which qualifies them for free or reduced-price services. The clinic also accepts most private insurance, Medicaid and Every Woman Matters.

For more information about Family Health Services or to schedule an appointment, visit or call (402) 466-1012.