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Predicted impact of HPV vaccine on detection of cervical abnormalities in the UK

A modelling study has predicted a 63% reduction in invasive cancer, a 51% reduction in CIN3 and a 27% reduction in cytological abnormalities by 2025 in the UK, provided that HPV vaccine uptake reaches 80%. Wales and Scotland can expect earlier benefits in cytological abnormality rates than England, due to the earlier starting age for screening in these countries.