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Early Detection of Cervical Cancer by Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing: Case Reports

Dunton, Charles J. MD; Dooley, Margaret CRNP; Holtz, David O. MD

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease: October 2006 - Volume 10 - Issue 4 - p 256-257
doi: 10.1097/01.lgt.0000225900.75207.cb
Case Reports

Combined HPV DNA testing and cytology led to earlier detection of a case of squamous cell cervical cancer. A second case of adenoid basal carcinoma was detected only by HPV DNA testing.

Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA

Reprint requests to: Charles J. Dunton, MD, Lankenau Hospital, 100 Lancaster Avenue, MOB East, Suite 661, Wynnewood, PA 19096. E-mail:

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