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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Fletcher, Horace M.; Hanchard, Barrie
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Poverty eradication and decreased human papilloma virus cancer of the penis and vulva in Jamaica
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Journal Title
Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2008
Volume ID
28
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
333-335
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Location/URL
http:; www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18569481
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Abstract
Human papilloma virus causes genital cancers. Decreases in cervical cancer have been reported to be due to comprehensive screening programmes difficult to replicate in poorer countries. HPV cancer may be related to poverty. In Jamaica, we have seen decreases in cancer of the penis and vulva and there has also been a decrease in poverty. The decrease cannot be attributed to screening. We believe elimination of poverty has decreased HPV persistence and decreased cancer rates.....
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