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- New recommendations from the American Cancer Society now emphasize HPV tests over Pap smears for cervical cancer screening.
- The guidelines also raise the age for initial screening from 21 to 25.
- Other organizations, however, still recommend Pap smears and keeping the initial screening at 21.
Cervical cancer was once a common cause of cancer death for women in the United States.
That’s no longer true — largely due to increased use of the Pap
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