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New technologies for cervical cancer screening.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22119058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
New technologies for cervical cancer screening seek to provide an accurate, efficient and cost-effective way of identifying women at risk for cervical cancer. Current screening uses human papilloma virus DNA testing combined with cytology, and requires multiple visits at a great cost to the patient and society. New methods for screening include HPV diagnostics (detection of either the presence of human papilloma virus or integration of the virus into the host cell), proliferation, and detection of epigenetic changes, either in the host or virus. These methods show promise in changing the way that current cervical cancer screening is undertaken in low-and high-resource settings.
Alaina J Brown; Cornelia L Trimble
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2011-11-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1532-1932     ISO Abbreviation:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-05     Completed Date:  2012-06-21     Revised Date:  2013-06-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101121582     Medline TA:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia / diagnosis*,  economics,  virology
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Early Detection of Cancer / methods*
Papillomaviridae / genetics,  isolation & purification*
Papillomavirus Infections / diagnosis*,  economics
Tumor Markers, Biological / analysis
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  economics,  virology
Vaginal Smears / economics
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0/Tumor Markers, Biological

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