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We Have the Tools to Prevent Cervical Cancer— So Why Are Rates Increasing?

Developed under the direction and sponsorship of Hologic. This content was prepared by the specialized content division of FMC and peer reviewed by OBG Management.

 

Cervical cancer screening is often hailed as the most successful screening program ever implemented. Despite these past successes, cervical cancer incidence is no longer decreasing and is actually rising significantly in younger women within the United States. In a country with a well-established screening program, effective screening tools, and HPV vaccination, it seems unfathomable that we are witnessing an increase in cervical cancers. This alarming trend should be cause for concern among all healthcare professionals.

 

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