All publications of “Gustavo Rubino de Azevedo Focchi”

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Cervical cancer screening in young and elderly women of the Xingu Indigenous Park: evaluation of the recommended screening age group in Brazil

Neila Maria de Góis Speck, Juliana da Silva Pinheiro, Erica Ribeiro Pereira, Douglas Rodrigues, Gustavo Rubino de Azevedo Focchi, Julisa Chamorro Lascasas Ribalta

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3222

ObjectiveTo analyze the occurrence of atypia in the cytology/histology examinations of young women under the age of 25 years and of elderly women aged over 64 years, in the Xingu Indigenous Park and to evaluate, in a subjective manner, if the age range for screening established by the Ministry of Health and the Instituto Nacional de Câncer is appropriate for this population.MethodsThe Xingu/UNIFESP Project, in partnership with the Center for Gynecological Disease Prevention, develops programs to prevent cervical cancer. The […]