Follow-up of a decentralized colposcopy program for the investigation and management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in the central Canadian Arctic.

@article{Martin1998FollowupOA,
  title={Follow-up of a decentralized colposcopy program for the investigation and management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in the central Canadian Arctic.},
  author={Bruce D. Martin and Wendy Lani Smith and Pamela Orr and Fernando B. Guijon},
  journal={International journal of circumpolar health},
  year={1998},
  volume={57 Suppl 1},
  pages={406-9}
}
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is the second leading cause of cancer in Canadian Inuit women, and the incidence ratio in this population is 3.1 times the Canadian average. In 1993 a program was developed in a regional northern health center (Churchill) to provide colposcopy and loop electrosurgery for women in the Keewatin District of the central Canadian Arctic. Data collected prospectively over the following 2.5 years are presented. One hundred and forty-six women were seen in 341… CONTINUE READING

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