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A step toward timely referral and early diagnosis of cancer: implementation and impact on knowledge of a primary care based training program in Botswana
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2018-05-29)
Health system delays in diagnosis of cancer contribute to the glaring disparities in cancer mortality between high-income countries and low- and middle-income countries. In Botswana, approximately 70% of cancers are diagnosed ...
Molecular detection of human papillomavirus HPV) in highly fragmented DNA from cervical cancer biopsies using double-nested PCR
(Elsevier, www.elsevier.com, 2018)
Archived Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tissue specimens can be a valuable source of human papillomavirus (HPV) nucleic acids for molecular biological analyses in retrospective studies. Although successful amplification ...
Factors related to advanced stage of cancer presentation in Botswana
(American Society of Clinical Oncology, https://beta.asco.org/, 2018-12)
Purpose: Botswana, a country with a high prevalence of HIV, has an increasing incidence of cancer related mortality in the post–antiretroviral therapy era. Despite universal access to free healthcare, the majority of ...
Impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on survival and acute toxicities from chemoradiation therapy for cervical cancer patients in a limited-resource setting
(Elsevier, https://www.elsevier.com/en-xm, 2018-05-01)
Purpose—To prospectively compare survival between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected versus HIV-uninfected cervical cancer patients who initiated curative chemoradiation therapy (CRT) in a limited-resource ...