Anni Virtanen

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High coverage and attendance is essential for cervical cancer screening success. We investigated whether the previous positive experiences on increasing screening attendance by self-sampling in Finland are sampler device dependent. All women identified to cervical cancer screening in 2013 in 28 Finnish municipalities were randomised to receive a lavage- (n(More)
BACKGROUND Offering self-sampling to non-attendees of cervical screening increases screening attendance. METHODS We used observations from two Finnish studies on the use of self-sampling among the non-attendees to estimate in a hypothetical screening population of 100,000 women the possible costs per extra screened woman and costs per extra detected and(More)
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