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Lay Summary – Temporal and area-level variation in prevalence of high-grade histologically confirmed cervical abnormalities among Indigenous and non-Indigenous women, Queensland, Australia, 2008- 2017 Dasgupta 2021

What is known? Despite Australia’s National Cervical Screening Program, Indigenous women have a disproportionately high burden of cervical cancer. Compared to non-Indigenous women, higher numbers of screened Indigenous women also have high-grade cervical abnormalities (HGA), that can indicate a true…

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A score showing how abnormal cells are when compared to normal tissue. It is used to describe how quickly a tumour is likely to grow.