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A woman’s lifetime risk of cervical cancer is about 0.7% with screening, and 2.5% without.

McMeekin D, McGonigle K, Vasilev S. Cervical Cancer Prevention: Toward cost-effective screening; 1997:1. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/408875

Reference

Title
Cervical Cancer Prevention: Toward cost-effective screening
Publication
Medscape Womens Health
Publication Date
1997
Authors
McMeekin D, McGonigle K, Vasilev S
Volume & Issue
Volume 2, Issue 12
Pages
1
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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