Screening to prevent cervical cancer: guidelines for the management of asymptomatic women with screen-detected abnormalities

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Please note new guidelines are currently in development with an expected release date of 2017. Continue to use these guidelines however note the age of the resource and that it may no longer reflect current evidence or best practice.


The guidelines have been developed to assist women and health professionals to achieve the best outcomes in the management of abnormal Pap test results. The guidelines address the current state of cervical cancer in Australia, the natural history of the disease and terminology for cervical cytology; management of squamous abnormalities, glandular abnormalities and special clinical circumstances; and psychosocial, economic and implementation issues.

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