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Feasibility of thermocoagulation in a screen-and-treat approach for the treatment of cervical precancerous lesions in sub-Saharan Africa

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Kenfack, Bruno
Catarino, Rosa
Temogne, Liliane
Tebeu, Pierre-Marie
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Published in BMC Women's Health. 2017, vol. 17, no. 1, p. 2
Abstract The use of thermocoagulation for the treatment of cervical precancerous lesions has recently generated a great deal of interest. Our aim was to determine the feasibility of this outpatient procedure in the context of a cervical cancer (CC) screen-and-treat campaign in sub-Saharan Africa.
Keywords AdultCameroonCervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia/diagnosis/therapyEarly Detection of Cancer/methodsElectrocoagulation/standardsFemaleHumansMass Screening/instrumentation/methodsMiddle AgedPain Measurement/instrumentation/methodsPapillomaviridae/pathogenicityPapillomavirus Infections/diagnosis/therapyUterine Cervical Neoplasms/prevention & control/therapyVaginal Smears/methods
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PMID: 28061842
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VIVIANO, Manuela et al. Feasibility of thermocoagulation in a screen-and-treat approach for the treatment of cervical precancerous lesions in sub-Saharan Africa. In: BMC Women's Health, 2017, vol. 17, n° 1, p. 2. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:99637

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