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Human Papillomavirus Testing for Cervical Cancer Screening: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: October 6, 2016
Project Number: RA0867-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the evidence regarding the clinical effectiveness and safety of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for primary cervical cancer screening?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of HPV testing for primary cervical cancer screening?
  3. What are the guidelines regarding HPV testing for cervical cancer screening?

Key Message

Seven systematic reviews and meta-analyses and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding HPV testing for cervical cancer screening.