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Too Many Women Are Dying From Cervix Cancer

Problems and Solutions

Gaffney, David K.; Hashibe, Mia; Kepka, Deanna; Maurer, Kathryn A.; Werner, Theresa L.

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: March 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 3 - p 154–156
doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000653
GYNECOLOGY: GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY
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(Abstracted from Gynecol Oncol 2018;151:547–554)

Nearly all cases of cervical cancer are due to infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) virus. Globally, more than 270,000 women per year die of this cancer.

Huntsman Cancer Institute (D.K.G., M.H., D.K., K.A.M., T.L.W.); Department of Radiation Oncology (D.K.G.) and Division of Public Health, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine (M.H.), University of Utah School of Medicine; College of Nursing, University of Utah (D.K.); and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (K.A.M.) and Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine (T.L.W.), University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT

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