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Fig. 1 | BMC Cancer

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From: Concordance analysis of methylation biomarkers detection in self-collected and physician-collected samples in cervical neoplasm

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The study design flowchart. All women used a cytobrush (CooperSurgical, CT, USA) to collect a vaginal sample as instructed by a physician. Subsequently, a physician-collected cervical sample was obtained. Patients with abnormal Pap smear results were managed by colposcopy followed by cervical biopsy or conization according to treatment guidelines. (CIN: cervical intraepithelial neoplasm, CIS: carcinoma in situ, SCC: squamous cell carcinoma, AC: adenocarcinoma, ASC: adenosquamous carcinoma)

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