Inside Health 18/3/14

Announcement from Roche

http://www.roche.com/media/media_releases/med-cor-2014-03-13.htm

Cervical cancer overview

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/cancer-info/cancerstats/keyfacts/cervical-cancer/uk-cervical-cancer-statistics

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/207669/dh_133346.pdf

NHS pilot

2001

http://www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/cervical/sentinelfinalreport.pdf

What the NHS is currently doing – ie using HPV screening along with a smear, or in some areas, as a pilot, as the first test. 

http:/www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/cervical/news/016.html/

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cervical-screening-test/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Current pilot

http://www.nhs.uk/chq/pages/2382.aspx?categoryid=118

http://www.cancerscreening.nhs.uk/cervical/hpv-primary-screening-protocol-flowchart.pdf

Research of note

Lancet European follow up studies

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673613622187

ARTISIC study

http://www.hta.ac.uk/execsumm/summ1351.shtml

http://www.hta.ac.uk/pdfexecs/summ1351.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23543559

Research with particular regard for colposcopy rates

http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=194903

http://www.bmj.com/content/332/7533/79#T3

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