Screening of cervical cancer – theoretical background

Authors: J. Ondruš 1;  V. Dvořák 2
Authors‘ workplace: Centrum gynekologické onkologické prevence Havířov, vedoucí MUDr. J. Ondruš, M. I. A. C. 1;  Centrum ambulantní gynekologie a primární péče, vedoucí MUDr. V. Dvořák 2
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2010, 75, č. 1 s. 62-64


To show the basic rules for creation of creening programme in case of cervical cancer’s screening.

Review article.

Centrum of gyneco-oncology prevention, Havířov.

Study of the current literature.

Screening programme should be set up economic possibilities of state. It must cover all risk group. It should have high specificity and sensitivity. This test should be connected with diagnostic methods and appropriate therapy.

Key word:
cervical cancer, screening, specificity, sensitivity.


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