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HPV Assays With Pap Smears Could Safely Lengthen Screening Intervals

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Use of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA screening assays with conventional Pap smears could safely allow for women to wait longer intervals between cervical screenings, Jack Cuzick, PhD, noted in a Jan. 5 teleconference coinciding with the same-day publication of his editorial in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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