Chapter

Management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

Julia E Palmer and John A Tidy

in Vaccines for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780199543458
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191740060 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199543458.003.0002

Series: Oxford Oncology Library

Management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

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CIN is a relatively common problem.

CIN1 may be managed conservatively in appropriate circumstances.

CIN2/3 should be treated.

Excisional or ablative treatments are available.

Patients should be counselled and techniques used appropriate to individual situations.

Overall treatments are >90% effective.

Women diagnosed with CIN remain at risk of recurrent or persistent CIN and the development of cervical carcinoma.

Follow-up is essential.

Chapter.  2796 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

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