Correction Screening for cervical cancer

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 13 August 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:452

An editorial error occurred in this article, the seventh in the series on cancer prevention in primary care by Joan Austoker (23 July, pp 241-8). The first sentence in the penultimate paragraph under the heading “Interpreting and managing results of smear tests” should have read: “In practice, mild and moderate dyskaryotic smear test results do not correlate well with the histological diagnosis of mild or moderate dysplasia - that is, grade I or II cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.”

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