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The Costs and Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Screening in Elderly Women

Description: 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.
Date: February 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
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