OB/GYN http://wunc.org en Study Finds OB/GYNs Tend To Over-Diagnose http://wunc.org/post/study-finds-obgyns-tend-over-diagnose <p>For decades, women have been told to get annual screenings for cervical cancer. In 2009, mounting scientific evidence prompted major groups like the American Cancer Society to recommend less frequent screenings; every 3 years instead of every year.</p><p>Despite the revised guidelines, about half of the OB/GYNs surveyed reported they continue to provide yearly exams. Dr. Russell Harris from UNC's Center for Health Services Research says that practice is outdated and may do more harm than good.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Catherine Brand 18651 at http://wunc.org Study Finds OB/GYNs Tend To Over-Diagnose