Regardless of the cervical cancer screening (CCS) approach used, effective triage tests are needed to improve diagnostic evaluation. An ideal screening and triage approach should identify as many precancerous lesions as possible while referring as few women as possible to colposcopy. Learn how to maximize the diagnostic accuracy of CCS triage by including p16/Ki-67 dual-staining cytology in your screening algorithm.
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Stephen M. Cohen, MD, FACOG
SUNY Upstate Medical School
Consulting Fees: AbbVie
Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD
Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Cell Biology
New York, NY
Enzo Clinical Laboratories
Consulting Fees: BD, Inovio, Roche Diagnostics
- Cathy Aubel has nothing to disclose.
- Sean Barrett has nothing to disclose.
- Barry A. Fiedel, PhD, has nothing to disclose.
- Amanda Hilferty has nothing to disclose.
After participating in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe the unmet needs associated with current cervical cancer screening (CCS) triage options
- Explain the diagnostic benefits provided by dual p16/Ki-67 staining in CCS triage to alleviate diagnostic uncertainty
- Formulate strategies that maximize the diagnostic benefits of dual p16/Ki-67 staining within clinical practice
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and certified nurse midwives in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology, family practice, and internal medicine.
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Roche Diagnostics.
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