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June 14, 1985

Papanicolaou Testing

Author Affiliations

University of Utah School of Medicine Salt Lake City

JAMA. 1985;253(22):3250-3251. doi:10.1001/jama.1985.03350460046012

To the Editor.—  We read with interest the recent article by Stenkvist et al1 regarding their long-term population study of Papanicolaou smear screening for invasive cervical cancer. Although it has been generally accepted that the rate of invasive