Dr. Austin has served as an unpaid consultant for Autocyte, Cytyc, Digene, Morphomatrix, Neopath, NSI, and Veracel.
Public expectations, achievable cervical screening sensitivity, and the standard of practice†
Article first published online: 30 JAN 2003
Copyright © 2003 American Cancer Society
Volume 99, Issue 1, pages 1–3, 25 February 2003
How to Cite
Austin, R. M. (2003), Public expectations, achievable cervical screening sensitivity, and the standard of practice. Cancer, 99: 1–3. doi: 10.1002/cncr.11103
See also Cancer (Cancer Cytopathol). 2002;96:210–7 [August 25, 2002].
- Issue published online: 14 FEB 2003
- Article first published online: 30 JAN 2003
- Manuscript Accepted: 30 OCT 2002
- Manuscript Revised: 11 OCT 2002
- Manuscript Received: 28 MAY 2002
The review of the sensitivity of the Papanicolaou (Pap) smear reminds researchers of the major ambiguities that remain in assessing the vital issues of overall Pap screening sensitivity, assessing comparative accuracy among individual laboratories, and assessing adherence to “the standard of practice.”