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Cervical Cancer Prevention: Pap Smears and HPV

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. and Monica Prasad Hayes, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. and Monica Prasad Hayes, M.D.

The patient's concern: " Is this new world of women's health not only impersonal, but—my greatest concern—are these new screening guidelines safe, or will we find out in 10 years that infrequent Pap smears have led to an epidemic of cervical cancer?

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