Women in Remote Areas Benefit from Cervical Cancer Screening, Study Concludes

Mobile telemedicine may be useful to improve access of women in remote areas to cervical cancer screening, a research team at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine concluded in a study e-published May 6 ahead of print. The team examined the diagnostic agreement between off-site (remote) expert diagnosis using photographs of the cervix (photographic inspection with acetic acid, or PIA) and in-person diagnosis using visual inspection of the cervix with application of 4% acetic acid (VIA). Images for remote evaluation were taken with a mobile  Continue reading