Groups call for less frequent Pap tests in new guidelines

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and a coalition of several medical organizations including the American Cancer Society have issued new guidelines urging women to cut back on cervical cancer screening, saying an annual Pap smear is not necessary and that women may wait up to five years between screenings. The USPSTF guidelines appear in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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