New Pap Smear Recommendations and Black Women

Recently, The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists released their report recommending women get fewer pap smears than previously advised. The report, released in the wake of the controversial U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that women start screening for breast cancer at 50 as opposed to 40, received less press but for African-American women, the importance of pap smears is still critical.


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