"Cervical cancer rates are on the rise in the United States; according to American Cancer Society statistics, they have increased by 26% in the past 5 years. Standard techniques are inadequate; colposcopy misses anywhere from 30% to 40% of cervical cancer, and Pap tests can detect it only 5% to 10% of the time", said Leo Twiggs, MD, from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Florida.
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