Cervical Cancer Screening with Vinegar, new Hope to save thousands of Lives Worldwide

This strategy could prevent 22,000 cervical cancer deaths every year in India and close to 73,000 in resource-poor countries worldwide

Landmark Studies Offer New Hope for Reducing Cervical Cancer Deaths Worldwide
Some vinegar for cervical cancer screening ?

A large, randomized study conducted among 150,000 women in India over a period of 15 years reports that biennial visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA), or vinegar, delivered by primary health workers, reduced cervical cancer mortality by nearly one-third (31 percent). Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women in many developing countries, where there is little or no access to Pap screening. The researchers estimate this strategy could prevent 22,000 cervical cancer deaths every year in India and close to 73,000 in resource-poor countries worldwide. ”

Read Landmark Studies Offer New Hope for Reducing Cervical Cancer Deaths Worldwide
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), June 2, 2013

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