Panel advises HPV test replace Pap test for cervical cancer screening

January 8, 2015 4:09 PM

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Panel advises HPV test replace Pap test for cervical cancer screening

Close up of cancer cells in the cervix. Cancer of the uterine cervix, the portion of the uterus that is attached to the top of the vagina. (Photo by American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

In new interim guidelines released today, a panel of cervical cancer screening experts has recommended the human papillomavirus (HPV) test replace Pap tests for women as young as 25, AL.com reported.

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