Letters Cervical pre-cancer

Authors’ reply to Jewell

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g7227 (Published 02 December 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g7227
  1. Björn Strander, gynaecologist, researcher, director of cervical screening1,
  2. Jan Adolfsson, associate professor2
  1. 1Regional Cancer Centre, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE-413 45, Göteborg, Sweden
  2. 2Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment, Stockholm, Sweden
  1. bjorn.strander{at}rccvast.se

Cervical cancer screening differs from other cancer screening programmes in that it prevents invasive cancer. Screening programmes in the UK, Nordic countries, and elsewhere have been highly successful—finding and eradicating pre-cancerous lesions. Such lesions are not only …

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