Screening histories and contact with physicians as determinants of cervical cancer risk in Montreal, Quebec.

@article{Spence2014ScreeningHA,
  title={Screening histories and contact with physicians as determinants of cervical cancer risk in Montreal, Quebec.},
  author={Andrea R. Spence and Abdelaziz Alobaid and Patrick Drouin and Patricia Goggin and Lucy Gilbert and Diane Mich{\`e}le Provencher and Pierre Tousignant and James A. Hanley and Eduardo L Franco},
  journal={Current oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={294-304}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer (cca) is largely a preventable disease if women receive regular screening, which allows for the detection and treatment of preinvasive lesions before they become invasive. Having been inadequately screened is a common finding among women who develop cca. Our primary objective was to determine the Pap screening histories of women diagnosed with cca in Montreal, Quebec. Secondary objectives were to determine the characteristics of women at greatest risk of cca and to… CONTINUE READING

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