- Dr. Jennifer Caudle: A study reveals cervical cancer rates are far higher than originally believed
- The study emphasizes the importance of accessible health care as our health care landscape is changing, she writes
Jennifer Caudle is a board-certified family medicine physician and assistant professor of family medicine at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in New Jersey. Follow her on Twitter @DrJenCaudle. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)A new study published earlier this week in the journal Cancer reveals that mortality rates are far higher and racial disparities in mortality are far larger than was previously thought for cervical cancer, a disease that can be screened for and for which there is a vaccine.