ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011
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(Studio: Sharyn Alfonsi) A report from a federal panel that healthy women do not need annual pap smears for cervical cancer or HPV screening examined; details given about the test and possible false positives. [Cervical cancer survivor Misty HOWELL- comments on the report.] [St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Dr. Jacques MORITZ- raises the more harm issue.] The recent recommendations on mammograms and prostate cancer screening recalled. A statement from US Preventive Services task force Dr. Evelyn Whitlock quoted.
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