Prior high-risk HPV testing and Pap test results for 427 invasive cervical cancers in China's largest CAP-certified laboratory.

@article{Zheng2015PriorHH,
  title={Prior high-risk HPV testing and Pap test results for 427 invasive cervical cancers in China's largest CAP-certified laboratory.},
  author={Baowen Zheng and Zaibo Li and Christopher C. Griffith and Shanshan Yan and Congde Chen and Xiangdong Ding and Xiaoman Liang and Huaitao Yang and Chengquan Zhao},
  journal={Cancer cytopathology},
  year={2015},
  volume={123 7},
  pages={428-34}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer and its precursor lesions are caused by a persistent high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) infection. hrHPV testing has been reported to have higher sensitivity than Papanicolaou (Pap) testing for the detection of cervical precursor lesions. However, limited data are available for prior human papillomavirus (HPV) testing results for patients later diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer, especially in countries lacking a national cervical cancer screening program… CONTINUE READING
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