Vital Signs: Cervical Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Screening — United States, 2007–2012

  title={Vital Signs: Cervical Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Screening — United States, 2007–2012},
  author={Vicki B. Benard and Cheryll C. Thomas and Jessica Blythe King and Greta M Massetti and Vincent Paul Doria-Rose and Mona S Saraiya},
  booktitle={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
BACKGROUND Cervical cancer screening is one of the greatest cancer prevention achievements, yet some women still develop or die from this disease. OBJECTIVE To assess recent trends in cervical cancer incidence and mortality, current screening percentages, and factors associated with higher incidence and death rates and inadequate screening. METHODS Percentages of women who had not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years were estimated using data from the 2012 Behavioral Risk… CONTINUE READING

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