A panel of experts offers interim guidance – but main message is get screened and vaccinated
Jan. 14, 2015
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
An interim report developed with input from multiple medical organizations and published simultaneously in three leading gynecological journals last week provides guidance to health-care providers who want to offer a test for the human papillomavirus (HPV) as first-line screening for cervical cancer. The HPV test would take the place of the Pap test, which has been the standard since the 1950s.
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