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Ob-Gyns Update Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention Guidelines

Washington, DC — As new technologies for cervical cancer screening continue to improve, recommendations for ob-gyns and other women’s health care providers must be updated in order to provide the best care for patients. Today, in a revised Practice Bulletin, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) highlights a number of changes and updates for providers, including discussion regarding the role for cervical cancer screening with human papillomavirus (HPV) testing alone, HPV vaccination to include the new 9-valent vaccine, and revised guidelines for cervical cancer screening in HIV-positive women.

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Stats & Facts

Stats and Facts

Statistics on abortion, cancer in women, cardiovascular disease, Cesarean birth, and more.

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Annual Meeting

Get the highlights from the 2016 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC.

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Today's Headlines

Todays Headlines

Daily need-to-know news affecting women's health care and the ob-gyn specialty.

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ACOG President's Blog

Information for ACOG members on key initiatives, programs, and topics of interest to ob-gyns and the related medical community.

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Media Relations

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Director, Media Relations

Maggie McEvoy 
Manager, Media Relations

Jamila Vernon
Manager, Media Relations

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