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Cervical Cancer and Pap Smear Guidelines

Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. is a Gynecologist, Director of the New York Menopause Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Assistant Attending Obstetrician and Gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She is a board certified fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Allen is also a member of the Faculty Advisory Board and the Women’s Health Director of The Weill Cornell Community Clinic (WCCC). Dr. Allen was the recipient of the 2014 American Medical Women’s Association Presidential Award.

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  • Holly March 20, 2017 at 8:55 am

    Thank you, Dr. Pat for reminding us that death from cervical cancer is preventable if you take care to see your Doctor. I have a friend whose sister died of it, and it was so tragic.
    I hope that changes to the ACA will not discourage women from seeking preventative care!