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Paper Chase #2 | Screening for cervical cancer: USPSTF recommendation statement

Matthew DeLaney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM and Matthieu DeClerck, MD
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BOTTOM LINE: Among other recommendations, the USPSTF recommends screening for cervical cancer every 3 years with cervical cytology alone in women aged 21 to 29 years, and screening every 3 years with cervical cytology alone, every 5 years with hrHPV testing alone, or every 5 years with hrHPV testing in combination with cytology (cotesting) in women aged 30 to 65 years.

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Margot M. -

Currently where I work, we have been doing paps with reflex HPV testing for those 25-30, does this recommendation mean that we should not do that? or does it mean just not automatic co-testing for those <30, but reflex testing after 25 is still a good idea?

Neda F., MD -

Hi Margot. Based on the article itself, it's the latter option you describe - the not-automatic-co-testing. Happy new year!

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