Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 11th, 1998
According to a news brief in the May 2, 1998, issue of the Lancet (1998;351(9112)), researcher Mary Packer, with the South Cleveland Hospital in Middlesborough, "reported that persistent borderline smears -- two smears taken six months apart -- now account for 61 percent of colposcopy referrals, compared with 35 percent a year ago."
Of 156 women undergoing the procedure, 20 percent were found to have no abnormality, 6...
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