Corpus ID: 6889229

Cervical cancer screening in Thailand: an overview.

  title={Cervical cancer screening in Thailand: an overview.},
  author={S. Sriamporn and T. Khuhaprema and Max Parkin},
  journal={Journal of medical screening},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
  • S. Sriamporn, T. Khuhaprema, Max Parkin
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Journal of medical screening
  • In Thailand, there have been no 'organized' programmes of screening for cervical cancer. For the most part, screening has been unsystematic or provided to women 'on demand'. In 2002, the Department of Medical Services of the Ministry of Public Health proposed the screening of the entire population of women in Thailand at 5-yearly intervals from the ages of 35 to 60 years. As a first step, measures to increase the capacity for obtaining and interpreting papanicolaou (Pap) smears have been put in… CONTINUE READING
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