LEEP at a Glance
- One type of treatment to prevent cervical cancer
- Safe and effective
Most of the time, abnormal cervical cells heal without treatment. But sometimes, they can develop into cancer. Treatments for precancerous cells are highly effective at preventing cervical cancer. That is why it is so important to have regular Pap tests and to follow up on any abnormal results.
LEEP is one type of treatment for abnormal cervical cells.
Whether you have been told that you need LEEP, or are a concerned friend, family member, or partner, you may have many questions. Here are the answers to some questions women commonly ask about LEEP.