Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Individual Attributes Influencing Cervical Cancer Screening Services in Selected Health Facilities in Machakos County

    Agnes Wavinya Nzioka, Akunga Daniel Nyagetiria, Wanyoro Anthony Karanja

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 7 March 2018
    Accepted: 8 April 2018
    Published: 7 May 2018
    Abstract: In Kenya, 51.2% of estimated women population of 11 million aged 15 years and older are at risk of developing cervical cancer. Research shows that screening a woman even once between the ages of 35 and 40 years reduces her lifetime risk of cervical cancer by 25–36%. However, the effective cervical cancer screening in developing countries is as low ... Show More