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PLOS ONE highly cited paper: Primary HPV Screening for Cervical Cancer Prevention in New Zealand

HPV screening for cervical cancer

A 2016 paper led by researchers now at the Daffodil Centre is among PLOS ONE’s top 10% most cited papers published in that year. The paper investigated the potential impact of introducing a human papillomavirus- (HPV-) based cervical screening approach in New Zealand.   The research  In collaboration with the New Zealand Ministry of Health the team, including Professor Karen Canfell, Associate Professor Megan Smith, Dr Kate Simms and Dr Jie Bin Lew, evaluated the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of 5-yearly HPV-based cervical screening compared to New Zealand’s current 3-yearly cytology-based screening program.   […]