Results of a community-based cervical cancer screening pilot project using human papillomavirus self-sampling in Kampala, Uganda.

@article{Ogilvie2013ResultsOA,
  title={Results of a community-based cervical cancer screening pilot project using human papillomavirus self-sampling in Kampala, Uganda.},
  author={Gina S Ogilvie and Sheona M. Mitchell and Musa Sekikubo and Christine Biryabarema and J K Byamugisha and Jose A. Jeronimo and Dianne Miller and Malcolm Steinberg and Deborah M Money},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={122 2},
  pages={118-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the feasibility of a community-based screening program using human papillomavirus (HPV) self-sampling in a low-income country with a high burden of cervical cancer. METHODS A pilot study was conducted among 205 women aged 30-69years in the Kisenyi district of Kampala, Uganda, from September 5 to October 30, 2011. Women were invited to provide a self-collected specimen for high-risk oncogenic HPV testing by outreach workers at their homes and places of gathering in their… CONTINUE READING
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