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Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines

August 22, 2018

On August 21, 2018, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced updates to its cervical cancer screening guidelines. USPSTF recommendations now include three options for women and their healthcare providers for cervical cancer screening tests, expanding its recommendations for this potentially life-saving screening. What’s New? The major change in the current recommendation is that […]

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Is it time for your screen test?

May 10, 2017

Cervical cancer is a preventable cancer, and one important prevention tool is regular screening. At age 21, women can be screened with a Pap test. Starting at age 30, women should get an HPV test as part of screening. The HPV test can find the types of HPV (human papillomavirus) most commonly found in cervical […]

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