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Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease:
ACS Guidelines

American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Cervical Neoplasia and Cancer

Saslow, Debbie PhD1; Runowicz, Carolyn D. MD2; Solomon, Diane MD3; Moscicki, Anna-Barbara MD4; Smith, Robert A. PhD5; Eyre, Harmon J. MD6; Cohen, Carmel MD7

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Abstract

An update to the American Cancer Society (ACS) guideline regarding screening for the early detection of cervical neoplasia and cancer, based on recommendations from a formal review and recent workshop, is presented. The new screening recommendations address when to begin screening, when screening may be discontinued, whether to screen women who have had a hysterectomy, appropriate screening intervals, and new screening technologies, including liquid-based cytology and HPV DNA testing.

©2003The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

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