Global Health: Role of HPV Testing in Resource Poor Environment
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CitationGoodman, A, N Joseph, LS Bradford, and BR Dey. 2015. "Global Health: Role of HPV Testing in Resource Poor Environment." Journal of Genital System & Disorders 4, no. 4.
AbstractEighty-five percent of cervical cancer deaths occur in the developing world. While cervical cancer is only the tenth most common cancer in women in developed countries, it is the leading cause of cancer related deaths in women in low and middleincome countries (LMICs). Despite this, there is a disproportionate allocation of cervical-cancer related resources in countries with the highest burden. Cervical cancer is preventable and amenable to early detection and treatment. Over the past two decades, largescale data investigating low cost screening interventions have demonstrated efficacy of cervical cancer prevention in many continents.
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