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21 July 2017

Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan)

A new research project coordinated by IARC in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Bhutan assesses the feasibility and outcomes of a novel approach to cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan. The study, named “REACH-Bhutan”, evaluates the use of the careHPV test on self-collected samples to achieve high coverage. The details and preliminary results are published today in BMJ Open.

Baussano I, Tshering S, Choden T, Lazzarato F, Tenet V, Plummer M, et al.
Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan)
BMJ Open. Published online 21 July 2017
https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016309

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Publication date: 21 July, 2017, 0:00

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