Integrated Disease Management - Cancer
Integrated Disease Management - Cancer - Factsheets
- PAHO. Epidemiology of Lung Cancer in the Americas, 2014
Lung cancer is the third most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths in the Americas, with more than 324,000 new cases and nearly 262,000 deaths each year.
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Integrated Disease Management - Cervical Cancer - Factsheets
- PAHO. Cervical Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2001
It has been estimated that 470,606 incident cases and 233,372 deaths due to malignant neoplasm of the cervix uteri will have occurred among women globally in the year 2000 (Globocan 2000, IARC). Over 80% of this estimated burden will have occurred in less developed countries, where cervical cancer is the leading cause of malignancy among women. Further, during the year 2000
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- PAHO. Progress in Cervical Cancer Prevention: The CCA Report Card, 2011
Based on the laboratory work of Professor zur Hausen and his colleagues and critical Epidemiological studies of Dr. Nubia Muñoz and her colleagues, research over the past decades has shown infection with certain cancer-causing types of human papillomavirus (HPV) to be the necessary, but not sufficient, cause of cervical cancer.
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- PAHO. Visual inspection of the uterine cervix with acetic acid. A critical review and selected articles, 2003
The significantly limited impact of cytology based cervical cancer screening programs in developing countries is now widely recognized. There are several reasons for these limits, ranging from the nature of participation of women in screening programs to the access and timely completion of treatment when necessary.