Randomized clinical trial focuses on mailed HPV self-sampling test kits

November 06, 2019

What The Study Did: This randomized clinical trial compared mailed at-home HPV self-sampling test kits with the usual care reminders patients receive about in-clinic screening for increasing the detection and treatment of cervical precancers and screening.

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Authors: Rachel L. Winer, Ph.D., of the University of Washington in Seattle, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14729)

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