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Inequities in cervical cancer care in indigenous Peruvian women

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dc.contributor.author Nevin, Paul E.
dc.contributor.author Garcia, Patricia J.
dc.contributor.author Blas, Magaly M.
dc.contributor.author Rao, Deepa
dc.contributor.author Molina, Yamile
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-04T17:00:16Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-04T17:00:16Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/6833
dc.description.abstract Among Peruvian women, cervical cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in women of reproductive age and has the second highest incidence of all cancers (behind breast cancer). The coastal capital, Lima, is home to the country's National Institute of Cancer (INEN) and has substantially lower rates of cervical cancer than elsewhere in the country, partially due to higher socioeconomic status and better access to screening and specialised care, such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This disparity has important implications in Peru, where uptake of early screening via the Papanicolaou (Pap) test is low, particularly for women who live in rural areas, have a low socioeconomic status, and speak indigenous languages... en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:2214-109X
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject cancer chemotherapy en_US
dc.subject cancer control en_US
dc.subject cancer incidence en_US
dc.subject cancer mortality en_US
dc.subject cancer patient en_US
dc.subject cancer radiotherapy en_US
dc.subject cancer screening en_US
dc.subject cause of death en_US
dc.subject health care personnel en_US
dc.subject human en_US
dc.subject morbidity en_US
dc.subject Note en_US
dc.subject Peruvian en_US
dc.subject priority journal en_US
dc.subject rural area en_US
dc.subject social status en_US
dc.subject social support en_US
dc.subject uterine cervix cancer en_US
dc.title Inequities in cervical cancer care in indigenous Peruvian women en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30044-0
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00


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