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The Society of Gynecologic Oncology and ASCCP endorse this document. USPSTF Cervical Cancer Screening Recommendations for Average-Risk. As with the updates, the new ACS/ASCCP/ASCP guidelines suggest a . Comparison of Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines. Co-testing is preferable to using a Pap test alone for women ages 30– 1 ACS, ASCCP, & ASCP guidelines update In March

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Guidelines – ASCCP

A Practice Advisory is a brief, focused statement issued within hours of the release of this evolving information and constitutes ACOG clinical guidance. Screening is no longer recommended for adolescents. Women 30 to 65 years of age should be screened with cytology and HPV testing i. When CIN2,3, not xsccp differentiated, is found in young women, observation or treatment is acceptable.

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Human papillomavirus type 16 infections and 2-year absolute risk of cervical precancer in women with equivocal or mild cytologic abnormalities. The new USPSTF recommendations emphasize that the choice of screening strategy should consider the balance of benefit disease detection and potential harms more frequent follow-up testing, invasive diagnostic procedures, and unnecessary treatment in women with false-positive results and involve shared decision making between patients and their health care providers.


Screening for cervical cancer: Preventive Services Task Force. This suggests that less aggressive assessment will minimize potential harms of managing abnormalities likely to resolve spontaneously. Worldwide human papillomavirus etiology of cervical adenocarcinoma and its cofactors: To see the full article, log in or purchase access.

This information should not be considered as inclusive of all proper treatments or methods of care or as a statement of the standard of care. A Decision Analysis qsccp the U.

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J Low Genit Tract Dis. Because inadequate cervical cancer screening remains a significant problem in the United States, it is critical that all women have access to cervical cancer screening, regardless of specific strategy. See My Options close Already a member or subscriber? Women’s Health Care Physicians. Providers need guidance on how to manage women with discordant results. These low-risk women are at high risk for HPV exposure and lesions, and should be observed.

Consensus Guidelines FAQs – ASCCP

ACOG does not guarantee, warrant, or endorse the products or ser vices of any firm, organization, or person. While their use is not required, clinicians electing to use genotyping need guidance on when to use and how to guidelimes these tests and how results affect management. In general, cytology should be repeated in months. Vaginal cuff smear following hysterectomy for benign reasons appears to be a common clinical practice that is lacking in proven effectiveness and that accounts for untold medical costs and patient discomfort.


It is not intended to substitute for the independent professional judgment of the treating clinician. Managing women with unsatisfactory cytology and specimens missing endocervical or transformation zone aeccp Category: ASCCP-sponsored consensus recommendations for the management of abnormal cytology results were published in A study showed that the risk of invasive cancer three years after a negative Papanicolaou Pap smear result was 0.

Information from references 1 and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Screening for Cervical Cancer: Co-testing with cytology and HPV testing every five years or every three years with cytology alone. On August 21,the U. Women who have received the HPV vaccination. Variations in practice may be warranted when, in the reasonable judgment of the treating clinician, such course of action is indicated by the condition of assccp patient, limitations of available resources, or advances in knowledge or technology.

However, expert guidelines recommend that for these women, co-testing with cervical cytology and hrHPV testing every 5 years is preferred, screening with cervical cytology alone every 3 years is acceptable, and hrHPV testing alone can be considered as an alternative screening strategy 4.