What is it about?

In Brazil, the public health system offers a free nationwide cervical cancer screening program with Papanicolaou test performed by primary health care. The objective was to analyze the health outcomes of women attending with the clinical guideline PROGYNE.

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Why is it important?

Understanding the health outcomes of women who underwent consultations for CC prevention, as well as the screening and diagnosis methods used, is essential to the service and national health system of the less developed countries.


Writing this article was a great pleasure as it has co-authors with whom I have had long standing collaborations. This article also lead to cervical cancer contacting me and ultimately to a greater involvement in cervical disease research.

Maria Luziene Gomes
Universidade Federal do Ceara

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This page is a summary of: Health outcomes in women attending with clinical guideline PROGYNE to a primary care center for cervical cancer prevention, Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, September 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/jog.15017.
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