Sylvain Labbé

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OBJECTIVES To compare the sensitivity, specificity, and interobserver reliability of conventional cervical smear tests, monolayer cytology, and human papillomavirus testing for screening for cervical cancer. DESIGN Cross sectional study in which the three techniques were performed simultaneously with a reference standard (colposcopy and histology). (More)
Splenoma is a rare and benign malformation usually fortuitously diagnosed during imaging, surgery or, unfortunately, at autopsy. Although splenoma was first described in 1861, its association with hematological pathology is a very unusual condition in children. We report the case of an asymptomatic splenoma in an 8-year-old boy with sickle cell anemia,(More)
The aim of this study was to determine the efficiency of the Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2; Digene, Gaithersburg, MD) human papillomavirus (HPV) assay for the detection of cervical neoplasia. Of the 1,785 patients recruited, 462 (25.88%) were referred for colposcopy owing to previously detected cytologic abnormalities, and 1,323 (74.12%) were voluntary candidates(More)
BACKGROUND The prognosis of patients with breast cancer in French Guiana is worse than in France, with 23 deaths per 100 incident cases versus 17 per 100 in metropolitan France. This study aimed to compare the relative survival of patients with invasive breast cancer (IBC) between women from French Guiana and metropolitan France and to determine risk(More)
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