USPSTF Drafts New Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening

September 18, 2017

From NEJM Journal Watch (September 13, 2017): "Women aged 30–65 should undergo cervical cancer screening with either cervical cytology alone every 3 years or high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) testing alone every 5 years, according to a draft recommendation statement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (grade A recommendation). This is a change from the USPSTF's 2012 guidelines, which recommended cytology alone every 3 years, or cytology plus HPV testing every 5 years, for women in this age group." Read more.

*Source: NEJM Journal Watch

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