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'Referral advice' recommendation details

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Referral advice recommendation:In patients found on examination of the cervix to have clinical features that raise the suspicion of cervical cancer, an urgent referral should be made. A cervical smear test is not required before referral, and a previous negative cervical smear result is not a reason to delay referral.
Recommendation ID:272
Referral advice category:Urgent

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Guidance ID:CG27
Issue date:June 2005
Paragraph number:1.7.3
Page number:26
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