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.

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94 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. February 1990.

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  • Main Title: The Costs and Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening in Elderly Women
  • Series Title: Preventive Health Services Under Medicare
  • Added Title: Preventative Health Services Under Medicare Staff Paper 4

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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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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. The Costs and Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening in Elderly Women, report, February 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39652/: accessed June 19, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.

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