Risk factors for human papillomavirus exposure and co-factors for cervical cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean.

@article{Almonte2008RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for human papillomavirus exposure and co-factors for cervical cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean.},
  author={Maribel Fatima Almonte and Ginesa Albero and M{\'o}nica Molano and C{\'e}sar C{\'a}rcamo and Patricia J. Garcia and Gonzalo P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 Suppl 11},
  pages={L16-36}
}
The incidence of cervical cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is among the highest in the world. Because there are major demographic shifts happening in LAC countries (population growth, urbanization and ageing) cervical cancer incidence and mortality will likely continue to be a significant public health problem. Overall human papillomavirus… CONTINUE READING