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A New Way To Screen For Cervical Cancer

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/060114_5.mp3

In April, the FDA approved the use of a new human papillomavirus test for primary cervical cancer screening. Aaron Ermel, M.D., discusses the newly approved test, the reasons it should not be used in women under 25 and the impact this test will have on cervical cancer screenings in the future.

Sydney Spiesel, M.D., Ph.D., joins Dr. Ermel to discuss why parents may be reluctant to vaccinate their children for HPV.