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New cervical cancer test has 100% accuracy

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike Stay on 2018 December 17

“A new test for cervical cancer was found to detect all of the cancers in a randomised clinical screening trial of 15,744 women, outperforming both the current Pap smear and human papillomavirus (HPV) test at a reduced cost, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.”

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/2018/smd/new-cervical-cancer-test-has-100-per-cent-detection-rate.html

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  1. sts28 said, on 2018 December 18 at 12:17 am

    How many false positives?

  2. Mike Stay said, on 2018 December 18 at 10:34 am

    If I understand their abstract correctly, it significantly reduces the false negative rate while keeping the false positive rate about the same.


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