Is it time to introduce HPV self-sampling for primary cervical cancer screening?

J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012 Feb 8;104(3):166-7. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djr544. Epub 2012 Jan 23.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Aging*
  • Alphapapillomavirus / isolation & purification*
  • Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia / diagnosis*
  • DNA, Viral / isolation & purification*
  • Early Detection of Cancer / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening / methods*
  • Papillomavirus Infections / diagnosis*
  • Specimen Handling / methods*
  • Tumor Virus Infections / diagnosis*
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / virology*
  • Vaginal Smears / methods*

Substances

  • DNA, Viral