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Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Has the Incidence of Invasive Cervical Cancer in Older U.S. Women Been Underestimated? — Physician’s First Watch

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May 13, 2014

Featured in NEJM Journal Watch: Has the Incidence of Invasive Cervical Cancer in Older U.S. Women Been Underestimated?

By the NEJM Journal Watch Editors

An analysis correcting for hysterectomy rates indicates that cervical cancer risk in women older than 65 is higher than previously thought, according to a Cancer report. In response, Andrew Kaunitz of NEJM Journal Watch Women's Health says current cervical screening guidelines should be reviewed.

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