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Cervical cancer screening in the Vietnamese American population

Wong, Jenny Ying MSN, APRN, NP-C; Knobf, M. Tish PhD, RN, FAAN, AOCN

doi: 10.1097/
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The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program reported that Vietnamese women have higher rates of invasive cervical cancer than any other racial or ethnic group. Practitioners must be aware of the unique qualities of this population and implement strategies that promote early screening and detection.

Jenny Ying Wong is a student and MSN candidate at Yale University School of Nursing in New Haven, Conn.

M. Tish Knobf is a professor at the Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, Conn.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.