Cervical cancer rates higher than thought, study says

June 2014
Journal of Business (10756124);6/5/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p12
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The article discusses a study by the University of Maryland School of Medicine which revealed that rates of cervical cancer in the U.S. are higher among American and African-American women aged 65- to 69-year-old. Topics include the 18.6 rates of cases of cervical cancer per 100,000 women, suggestion on the need for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, and the statement of doctor Anne F. Rositch on the role of cancer screening in preventing cancer.


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