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Cervical cancer elimination in the era of COVID-19: the potential role of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-guided digital colposcope cloud platform

  • Maria Jose Gonzalez Mendez1,†
  • Peng Xue2,*,†,
  • Youlin Qiao1,2,*,

1School of Public Health, Dalian Medical University, 116044 Dalian, Liaoning, China

2School of Population Medicine and Public Health, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 100730 Beijing, China

DOI: 10.31083/j.ejgo4301019 Vol.43,Issue 1,February 2022 pp.160-162

Submitted: 19 November 2021 Accepted: 14 December 2021

Published: 15 February 2022

(This article belongs to the Special Issue COVID‐19 Pandemic Impact on Gynaecological Cancers)

*Corresponding Author(s): Peng Xue E-mail: xuepeng_pumc@foxmail.com
*Corresponding Author(s): Youlin Qiao E-mail: qiaoy@cicams.ac.cn

† These authors contributed equally.

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Maria Jose Gonzalez Mendez,Peng Xue,Youlin Qiao. Cervical cancer elimination in the era of COVID-19: the potential role of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-guided digital colposcope cloud platform. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2022. 43(1);160-162.

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