Posts Tagged 'American Association for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy'

Reflections on work in Africa: Cervical cancer prevention in the U.S. and Rwanda

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This month, the latest guidelines for appropriate cervical screening will be published by the American Society for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (ASCPC). Experts developed these guideliens in an effort to maximize our ability to detect, and thus, treat, pre-cancerous cervical changes while also minimizing over-intervention and unnecessary procedures.  The guidelines are based on sound scientific studies of the human papilloma virus, better known as HPV, the causal agent in the development of cervical cancer, and the behavior of ...

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Beyond Boulder: Bringing health, wellness and gynecological services to Africa

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Beyond Boulder: Bringing health, wellness and gynecological services to Africa

I am excited about my upcoming medical mission trip to Rwanda. I will be gone Feb. 8 through Feb. 24, but I will have coverage for my practice. Patients need only call our office phone number to be put in touch with the on-call doctor if needed.

In February 2011 I made a similar trip with the American Association for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (ASCCP).  The ASCCP is the organization that develops the Pap screening guidelines based on the ...

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