Should we discontinue Pap smear screening in women aged >65 years?

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Should we discontinue Pap smear screening in women aged >65 years?

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Title: Should we discontinue Pap smear screening in women aged >65 years?
Author: Curran, Diana Renee; Stigleman, Sue
Keywords: cancer screening
cost-benefit analysis
cervical lesions
Date: 2004-04
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 53(4) 2004: 308-310.
Abstract: Women with a history of regular, normal Pap smear screening should discontinue screening by age 65 years (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B). Women without a history of serial normal Pap smears should continue screening (SOR: B).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/3201

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