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Age at last screening and remaining lifetime risk of cervical cancer in older, unvaccinated, HPV-negative women: a modelling study

There is a paucity of empirical evidence to inform the age at which to stop cervical cancer screening. 



The recommended age to stop screening generally varies between age 50–70 years worldwide. However, cervical cancer incidence and mortality remain high in older women. We used a Markov model of cervical cancer screening to estimate the remaining lifetime risk of cervical cancer at different ages and with different exit screening tests, with the aim of informing recommendations of the age at which to stop cervical cancer screening in developed countries.



https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc/article/PIIS1470-2045(18)30536-9/fulltext