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Human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution in invasive cervical cancer in sub‐Saharan Africa
In sub‐Saharan Africa, invasive cervical cancer (ICC) incidence and mortality are among the highest in the world. This cross‐sectional epidemiological study assessed human papillomavirus (HPV)Expand
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BRCA1 mutations in South African breast and/or ovarian cancer families: Evidence of a novel founder mutation in Afrikaner families
Germ‐line mutations within BRCA1 are responsible for different proportions of inherited susceptibility to breast/ovarian cancer, and the spectrum of mutations within this gene is often unique toExpand
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Longitudinal evaluation of growth, puberty, and bone maturation in children with Williams syndrome.
OBJECTIVES To establish syndrome-specific growth curves and growth rate (GR) curves for Williams syndrome (WS) and define the pattern of bone maturation and pubertal development. METHODS In aExpand
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Age-specific prevalence of cervical human papillomavirus infection and cytological abnormalities in women in Gauteng Province, South Africa.
BACKGROUND Women accessing the public health system in Gauteng province, South Africa are largely unscreened for cervical cancer and have a high background prevalence of human immunodeficiency virusExpand
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Cost effectiveness of high-risk HPV DNA testing for cervical cancer screening in South Africa.
OBJECTIVE To determine the cost effectiveness of several cervical cancer screening strategies utilizing HPV testing in South Africa. METHODS We developed a lifetime Markov model of the costs,Expand
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Cervical cancer and human papillomavirus: South African guidelines for screening and testing
Cervical carcinoma is still the most common cancer of women on the African continent. Mortality remains high - worldwide at 50% - mainly because of late presentation, advanced stage of disease andExpand
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Unique Human Papillomavirus–Type Distribution in South African Women With Invasive Cervical Cancer and the Effect of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
Objectives Cervical cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths among South African women. Viral types associated with cervical cancer may differ not only between countries and regions,Expand
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School-based human papillomavirus vaccination: An opportunity to increase knowledge about cervical cancer and improve uptake of screening.
BACKGROUND Poor knowledge about cervical cancer plays a role in limiting screening uptake. HPV vaccination provides an untested platform to distribute information that could possibly improveExpand
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The vaccine and cervical cancer screen (VACCS) project: acceptance of human papillomavirus vaccination in a school-based programme in two provinces of South Africa.
BACKGROUND The incidence of cervical cancer in South Africa (SA) remains high, and the current screening programme has had limited success. New approaches to prevention and screening tactics areExpand
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PTEN mutations in uterine sarcomas.
OBJECTIVE Uterinesarcomas comprise three main types: carcinosarcomas, leiomyosarcomas, and endometrial stromal sarcomas. Carcinosarcomas are highly aggressive neoplasms with a biphasic histology ofExpand
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