The Costs and Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening in Elderly Women

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This paper examines what is known about the course of cervical cancer in elderly women; the effectiveness of the Pap test and its accuracy in this age group; the relative costs and effectiveness of different screening test schedules for elderly women; and the implications of these findings for Medicare.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: February 1990
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: February 1990
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This paper examines what is known about the course of cervical cancer in elderly women; the effectiveness of the Pap test and its accuracy in this age group; the relative costs and effectiveness of different screening test schedules for elderly women; and the implications of these findings for Medicare.

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94 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Preventive health services under Medicare. Paper; 4
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 9012
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 C 33
  • UNTCAT: b1602877 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc39652
Resource Type: Report
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