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  1. Preventive pap-smears : balancing cost, risk and benefits.

    Article - En anglais

    The pattern of spontaneous screening for cervical cancer by general practitioners and gynaecologists in the Netherlands is compared with an efficient screening policy resulting from a cost-effective study.

    Spontaneous screening tends to start and stop too early in a woman's life, and leaves too many women overscreened or unprotected.

    The combination in young age of a low incidence of invasive cancer and a high incidence of regressive lesions explains relative ineffectiveness and harmfulness of present screening practice.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Col utérus, Dépistage, Pays Bas, Europe, Diagnostic, Analyse coût efficacité, Test Papanicolaou, Historique, Economie santé, Col utérus pathologie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Uterine cervix, Medical screening, Netherlands, Europe, Diagnosis, Cost efficiency analysis, Papanicolaou smear test, Case history, Health economy, Uterine cervix diseases, Female genital diseases, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0458403

    Code Inist : 002B20C02. Création : 199406.