Reducing cervical cancer among First Nations women.

@article{Clarke1998ReducingCC,
  title={Reducing cervical cancer among First Nations women.},
  author={Heather F. Clarke and Ricky Joseph and Mich{\'e}le Deschamps and Thomas Gregory Hislop and Pierre Band and Richard E. Atleo},
  journal={The Canadian nurse},
  year={1998},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={
          36-41
        }
}
First Nations women in British Columbia have a four to six times higher mortality rate from cancer of the cervix than do women in the general population. Their participation in the provincial Cervical Cytology Screening Program (CCSP) is less regular and less frequent than other women in B.C. Likewise, they have more difficulty in obtaining culturally suitable health care services from respectful and consistent professionals. These issues should be of critical concern to nurses, as nurses… CONTINUE READING

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