Abnormal cervical screen follow-up among low-income Latinas: Project SAFe.

  title={Abnormal cervical screen follow-up among low-income Latinas: Project SAFe.},
  author={Kathleen Ell and Betsy S Vourlekis and Laila I. Muderspach and Jan Nissly and Deborah Padgett and Diana M Pineda and Olga Sarabia and Pey-Jiuan Lee},
  journal={Journal of women's health & gender-based medicine},
  volume={11 7},
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates are dramatically higher among low-income women than in the general population, in part due to poor adherence to recommended diagnostic follow-up after an index Pap test. This report describes a pilot study of the Screening Adherence Follow-Up Program (SAFe), an individualized, structured case management program designed to assess for and intervene in response to a variety of potential personal and systems barriers to follow-up adherence… CONTINUE READING


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