Pap Smear Research Study

Official Title

Evaluation of the Role of Human Papillomavirus Testing and p16 Expression in the Management of Patients Undergoing Cervical Cancer Screening

Summary:

The principal hypothesis of this study is that HPV testing and/or p16 testing, either alone or in combination or associated with a Pap smear, will demonstrate greater specificity for clinically significant precancerous disease than will a Pap smear alone and that these tests will be of comparable or superior sensitivity than the Pap smear.

Trial Description

Primary Outcome:

  • To provide cervical cancer screening (Pap smear, HPV test and/or p16 tests) to determine whether further intervention (colposcopy) is required

View this trial on ClinicalTrials.gov

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Resources

Canadian Cancer Society

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