Cervical cancer researchers from Ghana propose a colposcopic revision to the current IFCPC classification to better standardize the classification of Transformation Zone types, with huge implications for screening and treatment in low-resource settings. The new classification would reduce the risk of missed cervical cancers and suboptimal treatment resulting from ablating lesions that extend too far into the endocervical canal.
The article has been published in ecancer and is open access: https://ecancer.org/en/journal/article/1612-transformation-zone-types-a-...
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