Cervical cancer guidelines analysis focuses on balancing prevention and cost concerns

Over the years, a number of authoritative sources have issued various guidelines regarding cervical cancer screening. Even though all of the guidelines are based on the evidence, they vary in their ultimate recommendations and can be difficult to coordinate and apply to practice.

A recent Perspective article in the New England Journal of Medicine compared guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) (2009); the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) (2011 draft); and the American Cancer Society (ACS), American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), and...

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