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2 tests better than one for cervical cancer
 

2 tests better than one for cervical cancer

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A local study has proven that cervical cancer can be tested for with greater accuracy by combining a Pap smear with a test for certain types of the human papilloma virus (HPV) which cause the cancer.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
 
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6 Oct 2016 - General
 
Isn't two always better than one! Well there are instances that statement may not be valid, but in this case of detection of cervical cancer it is definitely true. Pap smear itself is a fairly accurate to detect cervical cancer early. In my country, a pap smear is routinely done for women after the age of 35 and then 5 yearly and there is a high chance of early detection of cervical cancer. But high is not enough when it comes to malignancy. Adding serological testing for human papillomavir...
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