Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm arising from cells originating in the cervix uteri. One of the most common symptoms of cervical cancer is abnormal vaginal bleeding but in some cases there may be no obvious symptoms until the cancer has progressed to an advanced stage.
|Cervical screening in Australia 2012–2013||Australia||Cervical screening in Australia 2012–2013 presents the latest national statistics monitoring the National Cervical Screening Program, which aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer. Around 58% of women in the target age group of 20–69 took part in the program, with more than 3.8 million women screened in 2012 and 2013. Cervical cancer incidence for women of all ages remains at an historical low of 7 new cases per 100,000 women, and deaths are also low, historically and by international standards, at 2 deaths per 100,000 women.||http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129550871||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)|
|National cervical cancer prevention data dictionary version 1: working paper||Australia||The National Cervical Screening Program aims to reduce incidence, morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer in Australia. The National cervical cancer prevention data dictionary is an assemblage of data elements used by the National Cervical Screening Program, developed by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in partnership with state and territory and Commonwealth components of the National Cervical Screening Program to support its aim of achieving national consistency in data reporting through promoting standardisation and comparability of data across the jurisdictions.||http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129549329||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)|
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