1. Describe pathophysiology of cervical cancer. What risk factors can you identify in Whitney’s case? (150 words approx.) 2. Why has cervical screening changed from two to five years in Australia? Provide scientific rationale for the new guidelines.

Whitney, a 34-year-old woman who postponed pregnancy in her 20s has now been trying to get pregnant for several years. Her husband had a son during a prior marriage. She consults her gynaecologist for work-up of her infertility. Relevant history includes menarche at age 13; five lifetime sex partners; cyclic menses regularly every 30 days; … Continue reading 1. Describe pathophysiology of cervical cancer. What risk factors can you identify in Whitney’s case? (150 words approx.) 2. Why has cervical screening changed from two to five years in Australia? Provide scientific rationale for the new guidelines.