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Too many young women being screened for cervical cancer unnecessarily
Although screening for cervical cancer is not recommended for women 18 to 20 years of age, 49% to 90% of young women, depending on the province, had a Pap test between 2010 and 2013. The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer recently released Cervical Cancer Screening in Canada: What Primary Care Providers need to know, an infographic that lays out the things that you can do in your practice to help support informed decision-making around cervical cancer. Click here to view the link.

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  1. Follow-up strategies for patients treated for non-metastatic colorectal cancer.
    Jeffery M, Hickey BE, Hider PN, See AM.
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Nov 24;11:CD002200. Review.
    PMID: 27884041 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  2. Effectiveness of patient navigator interventions on uptake of colorectal cancer screening in primary care settings.
    Muliira JK, D'Souza MS.
    Jpn J Nurs Sci. 2016 Apr;13(2):205-19. doi: 10.1111/jjns.12102. Review.
    PMID: 26543010 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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