Cervical Precancer Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Technology Overview

  title={Cervical Precancer Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Technology Overview},
  author={M. Maza and Celina M. Schocken and Katherine L. Bergman and T. Randall and M. Cremer},
  journal={Journal of Global Oncology},
  pages={400 - 408}
  • M. Maza, Celina M. Schocken, +2 authors M. Cremer
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Global Oncology
  • Cervical cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in women worldwide, with 90% of cases occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). There has been a global effort to increase access to affordable screening in these settings; however, a corresponding increase in availability of effective and inexpensive treatment modalities for ablating or excising precancerous lesions is also needed to decrease mortality. This article reviews the current landscape of available and… CONTINUE READING
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