The impact of a culturally tailored patient navigator program on cervical cancer prevention in Latina women.

@article{PercacLima2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of a culturally tailored patient navigator program on cervical cancer prevention in Latina women.},
  author={Sanja Percac-Lima and Carly S Benner and Raymond Lui and Leslie S Aldrich and Sarah Abernethy Oo and Nessa Regan and Bruce Allan Chabner},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={426-31}
}
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer disproportionately affects Latina women in the United States. This study evaluated the impact of patient navigation on cervical cancer prevention in Latinas. METHODS Between January 2004 and April 2011, 533 Latina women with an abnormal Pap smear requiring colposcopy received patient navigation from their healthcare center in Chelsea, Massachusetts, to the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The comparison group comprised 253 non-navigated Latinas from other… CONTINUE READING
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