Published in Clinical Oncology Week, November 5th, 2007
Cancer experts are now calling for cytological smears to be offered at regular intervals for at least 25 years after a woman has had severe dysplasia/CIS (carcinoma in situ).
CIS is not cancer but close to it as some cells look cancerous but are superficially in the mucosa (the soft skin-like layer that lines many body cavities such as the nasal and genital passages) and not in any tissue.
Researchers in Sweden studied data from the National Swedish Cancer...
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