Chapter 9. Cervical Cancer in Developing Countries

  1. Ruth Dunleavey

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch9

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses

How to Cite

Dunleavey, R. (2008) Cervical Cancer in Developing Countries, in Cervical Cancer: A Guide for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988046.ch9

Author Information

  1. Department of Haematology/Medical Oncology, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470061015

Online ISBN: 9780470988046

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Keywords:

  • cervical cancer in developing countries;
  • cervical cancer screening in developing countries;
  • developing nations and difficulties in implementing screening;
  • problems with screening test;
  • HPV DNA testing;
  • Uganda – problems of cervical cancer in a developing nation;
  • cervicography - photography of cervix

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cervical cancer screening in the developing countries

  • Difficulties with implementing screening in developing nations

  • Problems with the screening test

  • Problems with the screening uptake

  • Treatment

  • Uganda – the problems of cervical cancer in a developing nation

  • The future

  • Conclusion

  • Resources

  • References