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Cervical cancer screening may be inadequate in older women

CDC researchers found that more older women than younger women reported not having been screened recently for cervical cancer, and 5.1% of patients ages 66 to 70 years reported that they had never been screened.
9 May 2017

Overcoming care barriers for transgender patients

Negative experiences for transgender patients can be avoided through gender-affirming care by physicians.
1 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: cervical cancer screening

This week's quiz asks readers to determine appropriate management of cervical cancer screening in a 26-year-old woman who had a normal Pap smear 1 year ago.
16 Aug 2016

Primary HPV testing without cotesting every 5 years now an option for cervical cancer screening, Task Force says

An accompanying editorial said that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations preserve the greatest range of choices for practitioners and patients but that their effect on cervical cancer mortality, among other issues, remains to be determined.
28 Aug 2018

HPV vaccine impacts disease, screening

While HPV immunization is recommended during adolescence, internists practicing in the postvaccine era have their own host of considerations: namely, screening for cervical cancer and providing catch-up vaccination.
1 Feb 2017

Cervical cancer screening may be able to occur later, less often in HPV-vaccinated women, study suggests

When compared with no intervention, vaccination alone with no screening produced a 64.6% mean reduction in lifetime cervical cancer risk, and screening strategies increased this risk reduction to a range of 88% to 98%. The lowest cost-effectiveness ratio was seen with cytology-only screening every 5 years starting at age 35, compared with vaccination alone.
25 Oct 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Establish care visit for pediatric cancer survivor

A 28-year-old woman is seen to establish care. Medical history is significant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosed and treated at age 5 years; she has been leukemia free since completion of therapy. Following a physical exam and cervical cancer screening, what is the most appropriate additional survivorship assessment to perform next?
22 Feb 2022

ACP revises advice on women's health

New guidelines that change the recommendations for practices such as pelvic exams are leading to changes in the mindsets of physicians and patients.
1 Sep 2015

Who needs a screening pelvic exam anyway?

Incongruous reviews, recommendations, and guidelines about the necessity of an annual pelvic screening have led internists to have discussions with female patients about their preferences.
1 Sep 2017

Low-value cancer screening may be commonly provided to older U.S. adults

An observational study found that patients often continued to be screened for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer after passing guideline-recommended age thresholds.
17 Aug 2021

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