How much cervical cancer is being prevented?

Heather S Mitchell
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05201.x
Published online: 17 March 2003

To the Editor: It was estimated in 1989 that cervical screening in Australia was preventing only 46% of squamous malignancies, against a theoretical capacity of 90%.1 This suboptimal achievement after almost 25 years of cervical screening led to a major reorganisation of the program.

  • Heather S Mitchell



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