Multiple biopsies are superior to a single biopsy in detecting cervical cancer precursors

Performing multiple biopsies during a procedure known as colposcopya��visual inspection of the cervixa��is more effective than performing only a single biopsy of the worst-appearing area for detecting cervical cancer precursors. This multiple biopsy approach may help to detect disease early and avoid repeated biopsies for women with initial negative findings, according to a new study by researchers at the National Cancer Institute and their colleagues. …read more

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