Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology

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Short Communication - Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology (2020) Volume 4, Issue 3

Awareness on cervical cancers and utilization of pap-smear (Papanico- Laou) test among adult women: A hospital-based study

Cervical cancer, a major public health problem is the most common and stood in 2nd position among other cancers in women and accounts more than 84% new cases worldwide and more than 85% death from middle and low income countries. It can be prevented by vaccination, Screening and treatment before pro- gression along with health education are the most efficient and cost effective way of controlling the cervical cancer, unfortunately it is very low and it ranks as the 1st most frequent cancer among women of age 15 to 44 years in Nepal. Therefore, the aim of the study is to assess the awareness on cervical cancer and screening test and its practice among women in Nepal.

Author(s): Arun Kumar Koirala

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