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Hysterectomy-corrected cervical cancer mortality rates reveal a larger racial disparity in America

Author: Anna L.Beavis MD,MPH, Patti E.Gravitt PHD, Anne F.Rositch PHD,MSPH Update: 02,2017 Views:

A correction for hysterectomy has revealed that cervical cancer mortality rates are underestimated, particularly in black women. The highest rates are seen in the oldest black women, and public health efforts should focus on appropriate screening and adequate treatment in this population. Cancer 2017. © 2017 American Cancer Society.