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Free Upcoming Program Scheduled to Help Remove Barriers To Early Cervical and Breast Cancer Diagnosis for Local Women
Date:9/24/2009

tment during the same visit.

Traditional screening procedures would have women visit health care professionals twice - once to get examined and once for follow-up care. Factors such as poor access to transportation, lack of child care, inability to take time off from a job, and other issues present barriers to women in getting the care they need.

"By removing these barriers and using a one-stop, See, Test and Treat model of cancer screening, we hope to reduce the rate of cervical and breast cancer in women in this area," Dr. Linzie said.

Pathologists recommend that any woman who is older than 21 or who is sexually active should have regular Pap tests. The Pap test is a quick and simple procedure that could change a woman's life. In addition, the CAP agrees with the recommendations of the American Cancer Society that all women 40 years and older should have annual mammograms, based on their physician's recommendation.

While all women 20 and older should conduct a breast self-exam every month, women between the ages of 20 and 39 should have a clinical breast exam every three years and should begin having clinical breast exams every year when they turn 40.

The College of American Pathologists supports efforts to expand cervical cancer screening programs to include currently underserved populations of women in the United States. The College also recognizes that the lack of access to health care for low income adults and children is a significant societal problem, especially as it relates to important diagnostic and screening tests and tests related to disease treatment. As an organization of physicians acutely interested in the well-being of patients, the CAP supports efforts, such as the See, Test and Treat events, to find balanced, realistic and achievable means to expand health care coverage to uninsured Americans.

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