Detection of Cervical Uterine Cancer: cytology after 25 years old?
Journal Title: Medisur
ISSN: 1727-897X (Online)
Publisher: Centro Provincial de Información de Ciencias Médicas. Cienfuegos
Society/Institution: Universidad de las Ciencias Médicas de Cienfuegos
LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Medicine (General) | Medicine: Public aspects of medicine
Country of publisher: Cuba
Language of fulltext: Spanish
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Eneida Bravo Polanco (Policlínico Aracelio Rodríguez Castellón. Cumanayagua. Cienfuegos.)
Narciso Águila Rodríguez (Policlínico Aracelio Rodríguez Castellón. Cumanayagua. Cienfuegos.)
Abstract | Full Text
In Cuba, as in other western countries, Cervical Uterine Cancer is in the second place of oncological morbidity in women from 20 to 30 years old. There also studies which show deficient information about adolescents regarding sexually transmitted diseases and their consequences, among them developing cancer. This article is aimed at reflecting about the incidence of this disease at early ages; however the program for its detection includes performing cytology starting at 25 year old. It necessary then, to think the measures to be taken so that this scourge does not affect young women.