Effectiveness of national cervical cancer screening programme in Taiwan: 12-year experiences

  title={Effectiveness of national cervical cancer screening programme in Taiwan: 12-year experiences},
  author={Y-y Chen and S-L You and C Chen and L -Y Shih and S-L Koong and K-Y Chao and M. Hsiao and C Hsieh and C-J Chen},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={174 - 177}
Background:We examined cervical cancer incidence before and after nationwide cervical cancer screening was initiated in Taiwan in mid-1995.Results:The invasive cancer incidence decreased by 47.8% during 1995–2006. The carcinoma in situ incidence increased 1.7-fold during 1995–2000, and decreased by 19.6% during 2000–2006.Conclusion:The Taiwan national programme has significantly decreased invasive cervical cancer. 

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