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Stephen Charles Brine
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<p>The United Kingdom National Screening Committee (UK NSC) has not reviewed the evidence for an epigenetics-based test within the cervical screening programme.</p><p> </p><p>It is important that any screening test introduced into a screening programme is based on robust published peer reviewed evidence demonstrating more good than harm. A change to the main screen test such as using epigenetics-based testing would be considered as a major programme modification to the cervical screening programme.</p><p> </p><p>Submissions to the UK NSC to consider a programme modification can be submitted throughout the year with more information available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-nsc-evidence-review-process" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-nsc-evidence-review-process</a></p><p> </p><p>NHS England is currently working to implement primary human papillomavirus screening in England.</p>
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Department of Health and Social Care
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Department of Health and Social Care
Department of Health and Social Care
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Stephen Charles Brine
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