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Australian cervical screening cash "squandered"

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Up to Aus$100 million (US$53 million) of the New South Wales government's Aus$150 million Pap smear screening budget has been spent on needless extra tests. That is the claim of a recent study published in the Medical Journal of Australia, which says that medical experts have tended to be overcautious for fear of being sued.

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