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Article: Preventing avoidable death: the case of cervical cancer in Hong Kong

TitlePreventing avoidable death: the case of cervical cancer in Hong Kong
Authors
KeywordsCervical intraepithelial neoplasia
Cervix neoplasms
Hong Kong
Mass screening
Issue Date1997
PublisherHong Kong Medical Association. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.org
Citation
Hong Kong Medical Journal, 1997, v. 3 n. 4, p. 427-432 How to Cite?
AbstractCervical cancer remains an important cause of avoidable morbidity and mortality in Hong Kong. This paper briefly reviews the epidemiology of cervical cancer and explores the evidence on the effectiveness of screening. The essential components of a successful cervical cancer screening programme, based on international experience, are discussed. The present situation in Hong Kong is then examined and the options outlined for the way ahead.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/53520
ISSN
2015 Impact Factor: 0.887
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.279

 

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dc.contributor.authorAdab, Pen_HK
dc.contributor.authorHedley, AJen_HK
dc.date.accessioned2009-04-03T07:22:11Z-
dc.date.available2009-04-03T07:22:11Z-
dc.date.issued1997en_HK
dc.identifier.citationHong Kong Medical Journal, 1997, v. 3 n. 4, p. 427-432en_HK
dc.identifier.issn1024-2708en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/53520-
dc.description.abstractCervical cancer remains an important cause of avoidable morbidity and mortality in Hong Kong. This paper briefly reviews the epidemiology of cervical cancer and explores the evidence on the effectiveness of screening. The essential components of a successful cervical cancer screening programme, based on international experience, are discussed. The present situation in Hong Kong is then examined and the options outlined for the way ahead.en_HK
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherHong Kong Medical Association. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.hkmj.orgen_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.rightsHong Kong Medical Journal. Copyright © Hong Kong Medical Association.en_HK
dc.subjectCervical intraepithelial neoplasiaen_HK
dc.subjectCervix neoplasmsen_HK
dc.subjectHong Kongen_HK
dc.subjectMass screeningen_HK
dc.titlePreventing avoidable death: the case of cervical cancer in Hong Kongen_HK
dc.typeArticleen_HK
dc.identifier.openurlhttp://library.hku.hk:4550/resserv?sid=HKU:IR&issn=1024-2708&volume=3&issue=4&spage=427&epage=432&date=1997&atitle=Preventing+avoidable+death:+the+case+of+cervical+cancer+in+Hong+Kongen_HK
dc.identifier.emailAdab, P: padab@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.emailHedley, AJ: hrmrajh@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_HK
dc.identifier.pmid11847396en_HK
dc.identifier.hkuros29735-

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