oa South African Medical Journal - Carcinoma of the cervix - a tragic disease in South Africa
|Article Title||Carcinoma of the cervix - a tragic disease in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Oncology Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||May 1982|
|Pages||819 - 822|
|Keyword(s)||Cervical carcinoma, Cost of management, Incidence, Medical history, National screening programme, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Oncology, Presentation and South African situation|
Reports from several large gynaecological oncology units in South Africa reveal that most patients with carcinoma of the cervix present in an advanced stage of the disease when it is incurable.
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