Information provided on this site should not be considered medical advice or direction. All information is produced as guidelines (an aid or tool in the screening and diagnostic process) for providers enrolled in the Department of Health Care Services, Every Woman Counts.
These guidelines should not replace clinical judgment. Areas of controversy and acceptable alternative approaches are known to exist. Some services mentioned on this website may not be reimbursed by the Department of Health Care Services, Every Woman Counts program. Updates to program coverage should be reviewed by the provider.
Additionally, guidelines may vary between geographic regions due to the availability of resources and accepted clinical practices. Furthermore, it is prudent to note that ethnicity, heredity, age, as well as numerous other factors can all play a strategic role in the statistical likelihood of a woman developing breast and/or cervical cancer. All statistical analyses contained in this website applies specifically to women in the United States of America and/or the state of California.
Last updated: September 25, 2012