A systematic review of postcoital bleeding and risk of cervical cancer.

@article{Shapley2006ASR,
  title={A systematic review of postcoital bleeding and risk of cervical cancer.},
  author={Mark Shapley and Joanne Jordan and Peter R. Croft},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2006},
  volume={56 527},
  pages={453-60}
}
BACKGROUND Postcoital bleeding may be a symptom of cervical cancer. Guidance to aid a GP in determining whom to investigate or refer exists but recommendations vary. Women need to be involved in decisions about their care and this involves communicating risk and an exploration of the implications of the risk. Risk estimates of postcoital bleeding for cervical cancer are not available. AIM To provide an estimate of the positive predictive values of postcoital bleeding for cervical cancer to… CONTINUE READING
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