• Profile

Cervical Cancer Screening: Risk Assessment & Evaluation MCQ Challenge

M3 India Newsdesk Feb 14, 2024

Test your knowledge of cervical cancer screening with scenarios covering appropriate management steps, screening intervals, and patient-specific considerations.


Cervical cancer screening: MCQ challenge

1. A 32-year-old woman presents for her annual well-woman exam. She is sexually active with multiple partners and has a history of smoking. Her last Pap smear was two years ago and was normal. What is the most appropriate next step in the management of this patient?

2. A 45-year-old woman undergoes co-testing (Pap smear and HPV testing) during her routine checkup. Her Pap smear results return as ASC-US (atypical squamous cells of uncertain significance), and her HPV test is positive for a high-risk HPV type. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?

3. A 28-year-old woman was referred to a gynaecologist after her most recent Pap smear showed HSIL (high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion). She has no significant medical history and has never had a colposcopy. Which of the following is the most appropriate initial management for this patient?

4. A 68-year-old woman has not had cervical cancer screening in over 20 years. She comes to your clinic for a checkup. She is generally healthy and reports no concerns related to gynaecological health. What is the most appropriate course of action regarding cervical cancer screening for this patient?

5. A 35-year-old woman with a history of HIV presents for a routine checkup. She is on antiretroviral therapy and has a well-controlled viral load. Her last Pap smear was a year ago and was normal. What is the appropriate cervical cancer screening interval for this patient?

Only Doctors with an M3 India account can read this article. Sign up for free or login with your existing account.
4 reasons why Doctors love M3 India
  • Exclusive Write-ups & Webinars by KOLs

  • Nonloggedininfinity icon
    Daily Quiz by specialty
  • Nonloggedinlock icon
    Paid Market Research Surveys
  • Case discussions, News & Journals' summaries
Sign-up / Log In
M3 app logo
Choose easy access to M3 India from your mobile!

M3 instruc arrow
Add M3 India to your Home screen
Tap  Chrome menu  and select "Add to Home screen" to pin the M3 India App to your Home screen