Ruth Jolanda Weinberger

The Deadly Origins Of A Life-saving Procedure

Every year in America, more than 3 million women undergo a colposcopy. Considered the gold standard for detecting cervical cancer in women with abnormal Pap smears, the procedure has saved an untold number of American lives. Indeed, in developing countries, where colposcopies are often unavailable, carcinoma of the cervix remains the leading cause of death by cancer.