The application of human papillomavirus testing to cervical cancer screening.

@article{Lee2002TheAO,
  title={The application of human papillomavirus testing to cervical cancer screening.},
  author={H Lee and S. U. Seo},
  journal={Yonsei medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={763-8}
}
Although cytologic screening has considerably reduced the incidence of cervical cancer, there are some problems which remain to be solved, such as the low sensitivity of this procedure. HPV testing is fundamentally different from conventional cytologic testing, because it evaluates the HPV infection itself, the most important causative factor for cervical… CONTINUE READING