Point of Care Testing: Can it be a Solution for Cervical CancerPrevention?


In several Asian countries, such as Thailand, cervical cancer is the most common female malignancy. Earlydetection of cervical cancer by pap smear screening test is the classical method but there are problems with this,especially for loss of the following up.Therefore the feasibility of new alternative usage of point of care testingthat might be a useful tool for cervical cancer prevention needs to be stressed.