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S2 1987 (Volume 65)
February 1987 | Claudia Baquet, Knut Ringen
Emergence of cervical cancer as a public health problem is largely a twentieth-century phenomenon; although primary prevention remains elusive, secondary prevention-through use of Pap smears-has markedly reduced mortality. Yet, major differences persist in both incidence and mortality between black and white women. The “routine” policies of identifying age groups, timing, and sites for Pap testing will have to yield to more targeted approaches. Both providers and individuals at risk have challenges and responsibilities.
Author(s): Claudia Baquet; Knut Ringen
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Volume 65, Issue S2 (pages 322–347)
Published in 1987
Improving the Mental Health of Black Americans: Lessons from the Community Mental Health Movement
Reduction of Hypertension-Associated Heart Disease and Stroke among Black Americans: Past Experience and New Perspectives on Targeting Resources