Lara Roeske

BMedSc, MBBS (Hons), FRACGP, is a Melbourne general practitioner and practice owner; director of Education and Liaison at the Victorian Cytology Service; chair of the RACGP Specific Interests Sexual Health Medicine Network; member of the Cancer Council Australia Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Working Party; and co-author of the National Cervical Screening Program: Guidelines for the management of screen-detected abnormalities, screening in specific populations and investigation of abnormal vaginal bleeding.

A new era in cervical cancer prevention

GPs are integral to the implementation of the substantial evidence-based changes associated with the renewed National Cervical Screening Program.