Primary HPV Testing Alone for Cervical Cancer Screening: A Review of Recent Guideline Updates - Frankly Speaking EP 251Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-C
Music Credit: Richard Onorato
Primary care providers should be up to date on the changes to the guidelines for cervical cancer screening to be able to guide patients in shared decision-making about health maintenance. Join us to review the recent changes to cervical cancer screening guidelines as recommended by the American Cancer Society.
Episode references and resource links:
Cervical Cancer Screening: Updated Guidelines from the American Cancer Society. Am Fam Physician. 2021 Sep; 104(2):314-315.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Updated cervical cancer screening guidelines. Practice advisory. April 2021. Accessed September 30, 2021. https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/practice-advisory/articles/2021/04/updated-cervical-cancer-screening-guidelines
Fontham, ETH, Wolf, AMD, Church, TR, et al. Cervical Cancer Screening for Individuals at Average Risk: 2020 Guideline Update from the American Cancer Society. CA Cancer J Clin. 2020. https://doi.org/10.3322/caac.21628.
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- Discuss cervical cancer screening guidelines published by ACS and ACOG
- Recognize risks and benefits for each screening recommendation
- Apply the guidelines to a patient scenario
Frank J. Domino, MD
Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C
Assistant Professor, Department of PA Studies, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
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