Rates of cervical cancer and pre-cancer, cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia (CIN) have dropped in women with high uptake of HPV vaccination in the UK. We expect to see a shift in the pattern of disease as not only are older women not immunised but, with increased life expectancy, persistence of non-vaccine oncogenic HPV types are likely to dominate. Cervical screening may need to be extended beyond age 64 years, but the prevention of cervical cancer depends on identifying and treating CIN in women who screen positive...
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