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5 December 2019

New study provides baseline to measure impact of cervical cancer elimination objectives

A new study led by researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and partners, published today in The Lancet Global Health, provides a comprehensive assessment of the global incidence and mortality patterns of cervical cancer.

Based on the GLOBOCAN estimates for 2018, which are available from the IARC Global Cancer Observatory, this study serves as a baseline from which to measure the future impact of the World Health Organization Global Cervical Cancer Elimination Initiative.

Arbyn M, Weiderpass E, Bruni L, de Sanjosé S, Saraiya M, Ferlay J, et al.
Estimates of incidence and mortality of cervical cancer in 2018: a worldwide analysis.
Lancet Glob Health, Published online 5 December 2019;
https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30482-6

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Published in section: IARC News

Publication date: 5 December, 2019, 0:00

Direct link: https://www.iarc.fr/news-events/new-study-provides-baseline-to-measure-impact-of-cervical-cancer-elimination-objectives/

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