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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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