The Impact of Triage for Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance with Human Papillomavirus Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening in Japan

@inproceedings{Fujiwara2019TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Triage for Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance with Human Papillomavirus Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening in Japan},
  author={Hiroyuki Fujiwara and Mitsuaki Suzuki and Hiroyuki Morisawa and Masaaki Sayama and Kouzo Kimura},
  booktitle={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2019}
}
Background: One of the features of cervical cancer screening using the combination of cytology and human papillomavirus (HPV) testing is the triage for atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASC-US). The effectiveness of the triage has been recognized widely. However, there are few reports evaluating this triage process in Japan. Material and Methods: We retrospectively examined the results of cytology and HPV co-testing for cervical cancer screening in the Oyama area of Tochigi… CONTINUE READING

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