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Are women ready for the new cervical screening protocol in England? A systematic review and qualitative synthesis of views about human papillomavirus testing.

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BACKGROUND: A new protocol for human papillomavirus (HPV) testing within the UK cervical screening programme commenced in April 2011, creating new patient experiences. This is the first review to synthesise a substantial body of international evidence of women's information needs, views and preferences regarding HPV testing. We aimed to inform the development of educational materials to promote informed choice, reduce anxiety and improve disease control. METHODS: We searched 12 bibliographic...

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10.1038/bjc.2012.256

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Pasterfield, D More by this author
Clements, A More by this author
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
107
Issue:
2
Pages:
243-254
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:9c2a9b56-82fa-4c87-89b9-95c9d50429c1
Source identifiers:
340306
Local pid:
pubs:340306

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