Cervical cancer screening in low resource settings using visual inspection with acetic acid.

@article{Carr2004CervicalCS,
  title={Cervical cancer screening in low resource settings using visual inspection with acetic acid.},
  author={Katherine Camacho Carr and John W. Sellors},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2004},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={329-37}
}
Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of death for middle-aged women in the developing world, yet it is almost completely preventable, if precancerous lesions are identified and treated in a timely manner. Cervical cancer screening based on cytologic examination is largely unavailable in developing countries or made available to a small, select group of women in private facilities, maternal child health sites, or family-planning clinics, missing the age groups at highest risk for… CONTINUE READING

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