Table of contents

  • Summary
  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1  Cancer screening programs in Australia
    • 1.2  Cervical screening reduces incidence of and mortality from cervical cancer
    • 1.3  Participation in cervical screening
    • 1.4  Cervical screening in an era of HPV vaccination
  • 2. Objectives
    • 2.1  Premise of the broader data linkage project
    • 2.2  Objectives of the broader data linkage project
    • 2.3  Dissemination of findings from the broader data linkage project
  • 3. Data and methods
    • 3.1  Data sources for the broader data linkage project
    • 3.2  Data flow and data linkage methods for the broader data linkage project
    • 3.3  Methods used in this report
  • 4. Cervical cancer outcomes
    • 4.1  Description of cohort
    • 4.2  Summary cancer and death statistics
    • 4.3  Survival of women diagnosed with cervical cancer according to screen detection status
    • 4.4  Survival of women diagnosed with cervical cancer according to screening history
    • 4.5  Cervical cancers in HPV-vaccinated and HPV-unvaccinated women
  • 5. Cervical abnormality outcomes
    • 5.1  Histology after high-grade cytology
    • 5.2  Recurrence rates for women with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions
    • 5.3  High-grade abnormalities in HPV-vaccinated and HPV-unvaccinated women
  • 6. Cervical screening behaviour
    • 6.1  Effect of participation in BreastScreen Australia on participation in cervical screening
    • 6.2  Screening and rescreening
    • 6.3  Effect of HPV vaccination on participation in cervical screening
  • 7. Discussion
    • 7.1  Objective 1: Cancer outcomes
    • 7.2  Objective 2: Screening behaviour
    • 7.3  Objective 3: Enhancing screening data
    • 7.4  Project limitations and areas for improvement
    • 7.5  Where to from here?
  • Appendix A: Additional data tables
  • Appendix B: Positive predictive values of screening tests
  • Appendix C: Classifications
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Symbols
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • List of boxes
  • Related publications