TITLE

The Cancer That Shouldn't Be

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Claire Cain
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/28/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article features Christine Baze, the 39-years-old executive director of the Yellow Umbrella, a cervical cancer prevention group she founded in 2002. Baze was diagnosed of cervical cancer at 31 and underwent a hysterectomy followed by three months of drugs and radiation. Baze's case should have been treated better if only Pap smear test was able to detect the cancer 3 years advance. It explains that there is already a diagnostic technology from Qiagen that accurately detects cervical cancer.
ACCESSION #
28864724

 

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