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HPV screening has been shown to be more cost-effective than cytology screening under most scenarios. Furthermore, it should be offered only in organized programmes with good quality assurance mechanisms. This study analyses the comparative cost of the current policy of opportunistic cytology screening vs. a hypothetical organized programme based on primary HPV screening.
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Name: European journal of public health
Women with a history of incarceration bear a disproportionate burden of cervical disease and have special characteristics that affect their intent and/or ability to adhere to cervical screening and fo...
Women previously vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) type 16 and 18 are now reaching the age (21 years) at which cervical-cancer screening is recommended in the U.S. The impact of HPV vacc...
Women who experience imprisonment have higher rates of cervical cancer. Lack of access to cervical cancer screening in the community or in prison may contribute to increased cervical cancer incidence.
Sub-optimal cervical cancer screening in low- and middle-income countries contributes to preventable cervical cancer deaths, particularly amongst HIV-positive women. We assessed feasibility and outcom...
Breast cancer (BC) screening has been developed to detect earlier stage tumors associated with better prognosis. The aim of study was to evaluate the impact of BC screening on therapeutic management o...
The purpose of this study is to: 1. make p16INK4A as a cervical cancer screening of tumor markers, cytology improve existing diagnostic sensitivity, specificity, repeatability and ...
The purpose of this study is to learn methods to encourage women to get recommended cervical cancer screening. Cervical cancer screening is an important part of cervical cancer prevention....
Although highly curable, cervical cancer kills thousands of women in developing countries annually. The investigators will pilot a project to improve detection of cervical cancer in Kilima...
The aims of the present study are to assess the effects of a hrHPV self-sampling test as strategies to reach non-attending women in organized cervical screening in comparison with standard...
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women in Botswana. The burden of cervical cancer is largely related to the high prevalence of HIV in Botswana (22%), as HIV is kn...
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
The first continuously cultured human malignant CELL LINE, derived from the cervical carcinoma of Henrietta Lacks (one of several pseudonyms). These cells are used for VIRUS CULTIVATION and antitumor drug screening assays.
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