Success of a cervical cancer screening program: trends in incidence in songkhla, southern Thailand, 1989-2010, and prediction of future incidences to 2030.

@article{Sriplung2014SuccessOA,
  title={Success of a cervical cancer screening program: trends in incidence in songkhla, southern Thailand, 1989-2010, and prediction of future incidences to 2030.},
  author={Hutcha Sriplung and Phathai Singkham and Sopon Iamsirithaworn and Chuleeporn Jiraphongsa and Surichai Bilheem},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 22},
  pages={10003-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer has been a leading female cancer in Thailand for decades, and has been second to breast cancer after 2007. The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has provided opportunistic screening with Pap smears for more than 30 years. In 2002, the MoPH and the National Health Security Office provided countrywide systematic screening of cervical cancer to all Thai women aged 35-60 years under universal health care coverage insurance scheme at 5-year intervals. OBJECTIVES This… CONTINUE READING

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