Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 14th, 1997
Improvements in performing and interpreting the tests could greatly reduce deaths among the half-million women who develop cervical cancer each year, the U.N. health agency said. As it is, more than half those women die, WHO said.
"The time has come to improve strategies for cervical cancer screening," said Mark Tsechkovski, director of noncommunicable diseases at WHO.
The majority of cervical cancer deaths are in developing countries where lack of money makes mass screening impossible. In some...
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