Not all cervical cancer rates are declining

April 24, 2019 8:38 AM | Deleted user

April 24, 2019, HealthDay News 

A type of cervical cancer that's less sensitive to Pap testing is increasing among white women in the United States, new research shows. An overall decline in cervical cancer rates in recent decades has been driven by decreases in squamous cell carcinomas. Most of the rest of cervical cancer cases are adenocarcinomas, which are less likely to be detected by Pap testing and are mainly caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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