NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Adding genetic testing for human papillomavirus to the existing cervical screening program did not significantly increase the detection of pre-cancerous cervical lesions in a randomized control study of women in the UK, according to a paper appearing online last night in the journal Lancet Oncology.

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