Cervical screening: why young women should be encouraged to be screened.

@article{Herbert2008CervicalSW,
  title={Cervical screening: why young women should be encouraged to be screened.},
  author={A Herbert and Gillian Holdsworth and Ali A Kubba},
  journal={The journal of family planning and reproductive health care},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          21-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND The English National Health Service Cervical Screening Programme (NHSCSP) recommendation not to offer cervical screening to women aged 20-24 years is considered in the context of national rates of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 (CIN3) and invasive cervical carcinoma, falling screening coverage in young women, detection of screen-detected invasive cancers and risks of excisional treatment of CIN. METHODS Registrations of invasive and in situ cervical carcinoma were… CONTINUE READING

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