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Cervical Cancer: The Silent Killer Among Women - Unmasking Inequities and Unleashing Prevention Strategies

Cervical Cancer: The Silent Killer Among Women – Unmasking Inequities and Unleashing Prevention Strategies

Cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer globally, quietly takes the lives of countless women every year, especially in low-to-middle-income countries. This reveals stark healthcare inequities. Fueled by persistent HPV infection and unabated by HIV, eradicating this disease by 2030 requires strategic interventions. The strategies include preventative measures such as vaccinations against HPV, regular screening, timely treatments, and raising public awareness of the disease. The high incidence and death rates in poorer nations reflect socio-economic and health system complexities, including the synergetic effect of HPV and HIV. Beyond cervical cancer, HPV is also linked to other cancers, underlining the need for comprehensive care. Achieving this ambitious goal requires multi-sectoral collaboration, including healthcare, research, and education, to expose these disparities and implement effective preventative strategies.

Full article here: https://medium.com/@lawsuithelpdesk/cervical-cancer-the-silent-killer-among-women-unmasking-inequities-and-unleashing-prevention-9c30c8f32af0