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2017

Launch of new atlas of colposcopy

05/09/2017

The Section of Early Detection and Prevention of the International Agency for Research of Cancer (IARC) is pleased to announce the launch of a new atlas of colposcopy. The Atlas of Colposcopy: Principles and Practice is a digital tool to train students, nurses, and gynaecologists, particularly in developing countries, where resources are limited. The atlas, which is freely available on the website of the IARC Screening Group, offers a wide range of digital resources to help those involved in diagnosing or treating cervical cancer or precancerous lesions. The tool includes videos, case studies, and quizzes.
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Atlas of Colposcopy: Principles and Practice

The practice of colposcopy has evolved significantly over the past few years, with the introduction of new screening technologies. The Atlas of Colposcopy: Principles and Practice is a freely accessible digital tool developed by IARC to train all those involved in diagnosing and treating cervical cancer or precancerous lesions, particularly in developing countries. Dr Partha Basu from the Section of Early Detection and Prevention at IARC presents the new digital atlas of colposcopy.


Tutorial: Using the Atlas of Colposcopy: Principles and Practice

The Atlas of Colposcopy: Principles and Practice is a digital tool to train students, medical staff, and practitioners in colposcopy and the management of cervical neoplasia. The atlas deals with the basics and then guides the learner through the intricacies of detecting the changes, differentiating neoplastic from non-neoplastic conditions, and documenting the findings. In this tutorial, Dr Partha Basu from the Section of Early Detection and Prevention at IARC shows how to use the digital atlas of colposcopy.