Call for HPV testing for all women

December 15, 2011

The study showed an HPV test was a better screening method to prevent cancer than the pap smear test alone.

When samples from thousands of Dutch women were checked for HPV doctors were able to find more cancer at an early age.

The report is in the medical journal Lancet Oncology.

Researchers are now calling for the test to be included for all women.

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