Management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

Julia E Palmer and John A Tidy

in Vaccines for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer

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ISBN: 9780199543458
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607181 | DOI:

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.  2804 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

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