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OC Women's Care Discusses ACOG's Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines


Posted Dec 4, 2014 by azeene
Dr. Debora Sedaghat of OC Women's Care discusses the guidelines by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for cervical cancer screening, including frequency recommendations for both younger and older women.
 

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Pressnews.biz (Press Release) Dec 4, 2014 -- Dr. Debora Sedaghat of OC Women’s Care discusses the guidelines by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for cervical cancer screening, including frequency recommendations for both younger and older women.

Cervical cancer is one of the easiest cancers to detect in its early stages, but at least 11 percent of American women have not been adequately screened for this type of cancer through a routine Pap smear. Dr. Debora Sedaghat of OC Women’s Care discusses the latest recommendations by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for frequency of cervical cancer screening.

“According to the ACOG, data have demonstrated a significant reduction in cervical cancer cases and mortality rates for women who engage in routine screening. Most cervical cancers occur in women who are not adequately screened, translating to late treatment for these cancers and poorer outcomes for the victims,” says Dr. Sedaghat, a gynecologist in Orange County as seen at http://www.ocwomenscare.com/obstetrical-care/ . “Women should see a gynecologist yearly for a breast and pelvic exam every year and should have routine Pap screenings according to their doctor’s recommendation. For most women, this means every three years.”

ACOG reports that with adequate screening, the rate of cervical cancer has been cut in half as well as mortality rates from this disease. The ACOG also advocates for the use of the HPV vaccine. HPV has been linked to higher incidents of cervical cancer in women.

Women who are searching for a female gynecologist as seen at http://www.ocwomenscare.com/ will appreciate the compassionate care offered at OC Women’s Care by Dr. Sedaghat and her staff offer women individualized treatment for all diseases and conditions treated by OB/GYN specialists as seen at http://www.ocwomenscare.com/gynecological-care/ , including pre-natal, post-natal and delivery care as well as pre-conception counseling and annual exams including cervical cancer screening.

About OC Women’s Care:

OC Women’s Care is dedicated to providing patient-focused care with the latest methods. Dr. Debora Sedaghat is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and offers pre-natal care, pre-conception counseling, delivery annual physicals and exams and family planning and contraception care as well as treatment of all diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system.

For More Information:
Dr. Debora Sedaghat
OC Women’s Care
11100 Warner Ave, Ste.106
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 966-2112
info@ocwomenscare.com
http://ocwomenscare.com
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Issued By : Dr. Debora Sedaghat
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Country : United States
Categories : Health
Tags : OC Women's Care,
Last Updated : Dec 4, 2014

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