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Health Status Outcomes for Self-Reported Cervical Cancer Screening

Health Status Outcomes

According to the [ National Cancer Institute], regular cervical cancer screening using the Pap test decreases '''cervical cancer incidence and mortality''' by at least 80%, while HPV-based screening provides 60% to 70% greater protection against '''invasive cervical carcinoma''' compared with cytology. [Last reviewed: 1/27/20]

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