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It Should Not Happen

Summary [W]e should never, ever see cervical cancer. Not in the United States. I had a lady two years ago, she had no money and came up here because she was having spotting after intercourse for two years. Hadn't had a pap test in 10 years. She'd been to the emergency room three times [for it].... So, when she came in here, I told her I'd look at her. Put [in] the speculum and she had cervical cancer coming down her vagina. 27 years old. —Dr. William M. Stevens, obstetrician gynecologist, Selma, Alabama, April 11, 2018. Cervical cancer deaths should not happen. This cancer is ultimately preventable…

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