Sociodemographic factors and delay in the diagnosis of cervical cancer in Morocco

  title={Sociodemographic factors and delay in the diagnosis of cervical cancer in Morocco},
  author={Mohamed Amine Berraho and Majdouline Obtel and Karima Bendahhou and Ahmed Zidouh and Hassan Errihani and Abdellatif Benider and C. Nejjari},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
BACKGROUND In Morocco, cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women. The cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed at a late stage: 43.7% presented at stage II of diagnosis (FIGO) and 38.1% in advanced stage (stage III and IV). The main objective of this study is to investigate factors associated to late the diagnosis of cervical cancer in Morocco as measured by the stage at diagnosis and delays between first symptoms and diagnosis of cancer. METHODS Cross-sectional studies… CONTINUE READING
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