Research Papers
Cervical Cancer Screening Among Ethnically Diverse Black Women: Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs, and Practices
This is a descriptive study of cervical cancer screening knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and practices among ethnically diverse black women. 6 focus groups with Haitian, African, English-speaking Caribbean, and African American women recruited from a federally qualified health center. Overall, there was limited knowledge and confusion across ethnic groups about cervical cancer and its risk factors, the Pap test, and the human papilloma virus (HPV) and its association with cervical cancer.
Diane R. Brown, Rula M. Wilson,
01 Jul 2011
Journal of the National Medical Association
Risk Factors for Cervical Cancer in Northeastern Thailand: Detailed Analyses of Sexual and Smoking Behavior
Cervical cancer is a serious public health problem in Thailand. We investigated possible risk factors for cervical cancer including HPV infection, p53 polymorphism, smoking and reproductive history among women in Northeast Thailand using a case control study with 177 cases and age-matched controls.
Sitakan Natphopsuk, Wannapa Settheetham-Ishida,
01 Jan 2012
Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention
Social Support System in Cancer Care: Understanding Dynamics of Women Patients
This paper attempts to look into the different social systems for the women cancer patients. As part of biopsychosocial model these systems are important and critical in treatment. The participants in this are individuals under follow-up or over treatment; survived for at least 5 years. A retrospective understanding and analysis was done of the social systems available for the women based on the positive experiences shared during the unstructured interviews. The social systems ranged from immedi
Panchalee Tamulee
01 May 2013
International Journal of Scientific and Research (IJSR)
Cervical Cancer Screening Policy Change
Decreases in cervical cancer incidence and mortality have been highly correlated with the availability of organized screening programs. Since the introduction of BC’s Cervical Cancer Screening Program (CCSP) in the early 1960s’ the province has successfully reduced cervical cancer rates by 70 per cent.
B.C. Cancer Agency
01 Jan 2016
BC Cancer Agency
Attitude and Practice of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Female Health Workers in University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Rivers State
The purpose of the study was to examine the attitude and practice of female health workers towards cervical cancer screening (CCS) in the university of Port Harcourt teaching hospital, Rivers state. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. A sample size of 352 was used for the study. A self structured questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. The reliability indices were established using Test-retest. The scores obtained were correlated using Pearson’s product-mo
Robinson-Bassey G. C, Maureen Dike Frank,
01 Aug 2015
Journal of Research in Nursing and Midwifery (JRNM)
HPV, HIV and Cervical Cancer - Leveraging Synergies to Save Women’s Lives
This report presents recent scientific evidence about the links between HIV, HPV and cervical cancer, and it supplies relevant epidemiological, screening, vaccination and innovation data. Ultimately, its goal is to (a) promote synergies between HIV and cervical cancer prevention programmes, (b) make the case for integrating cervical cancer prevention into existing HIV treatment and prevention programmes, (c) explain the opportunities for women’s health that exist in coordinating HIV and cervical
UNAIDS .
01 Jan 2016
UN-AIDS
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