Education Archive

'Screen young and old' message from Iceland.

An analysis of the Icelandic cervical screening programme concludes that, in the HPV vaccine era:
1. Screening should continue to start at age 20 years and stop at 69 
2. The optimal age for catch-up HPV vaccination should be considered in the context of sexual practices 
3. The age limit and screening intervals for HPV- vaccinated women should not be changed.

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