Unified terminology for pathology of the cervix [letter] / Arthur N'Golet
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N'Golet, Arthur. (2000). Unified terminology for pathology of the cervix [letter] / Arthur N'Golet. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/57076
Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health 2000 ; 78(1) : 146
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Regional Committee for Africa, 60 (AFR/RC60/6, 2011-05-26)BACKGROUND 1. Cancer of the cervix is the commonest cancer and the leading cause of cancer mortality among women in developing countries. According to WHO, in 2002, there were more than 500 000 new cases of cervical cancer worldwide, over 90% of which were recorded in developing countries. In sub-Saharan Africa, 72 000 new cases were recorded in the same year and 56 000 women died of the disease.1 2. High incidences of cervical cancer are reported in Africa at rates exceeding 50 per 100 000 population and age-standardized mortality sometimes ...