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Cervical cancer screening in Australia: Modelled evaluation of the impact of changing the recommended interval from two to three years

Creighton, Prudence; Lew, Jie-Bin; Clements, Mark; Smith, M; Howard, K; Dyer, Suzanne; Lord, Sarah; Canfell, Karen

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Background: The National Cervical Screening Program in Australia currently recommends that sexually active women between the ages of 18-70 years attend routine screening every 2 years. The publically funded National HPV Vaccination Program commenced in 2007, with catch-up in females aged 12-26 years conducted until 2009; and this may prompt consideration of whether the screening interval and other aspects of the organized screening program could be reviewed. The aim of the current evaluation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57033
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-734

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