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Cervical Cancer: DNA-Based Test More Accurate Than Repeat Smear ("Pap"), Scientific Insitute of Public Health in Brussels Study



3/28/2013 8:03:43 AM

In women who have a potentially or mildly abnormal cervical smear, using a DNA-based test can identify those at higher risk of having precursors of cervical cancer, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. The authors found that the DNA-based test identified patients in possible need of treatment more accurately than a repeat smear test.

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