Cervical Cancer Screening - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version)

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Cervical Cancer Screening - Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Health Professional Version)

Description

This summary provides evidence of the benefit and harm of various cervical cancer screening techniques.

This summary addresses the following topics:

  • Summary of evidence
  • Significance
  • Evidence of benefit
  • Evidence of harm
  • Accuracy of the Pap test
  • New screening technologies
  • Screening women who have had a hysterectomy
  • Screening interval
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing
  • Screening older women

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: January 2006
Last Updated: 04/11/08

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