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Cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening methods in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review.

Alex K Mezei, Heather L Armstrong, Heather N Pedersen, Nicole G Campos, Sheona M Mitchell, Musa Sekikubo, Josaphat K Byamugisha, Jane J Kim, Stirling Bryan, Gina S Ogilvie,

The incidence of cervical cancer in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is five times higher than that observed in high-income countries (HICs). This discrepancy is largely attributed to the implementation of cytology-based screening programmes in HICs. However, due to reduced health system infrastructure requirements, HPV testing (self- and provider-collected) and ... Read more >>

Int J Cancer (International journal of cancer)
[2017, 141(3):437-446]

Cited: 30 times

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Self-collection based HPV testing for cervical cancer screening among women living with HIV in Uganda: a descriptive analysis of knowledge, intentions to screen and factors associated with HPV positivity.

Sheona M Mitchell, Heather N Pedersen, Evelyn Eng Stime, Musa Sekikubo, Erin Moses, David Mwesigwa, Christine Biryabarema, Jan Christilaw, Josaphat K Byamugisha, Deborah M Money, Gina S Ogilvie,

<h4>Background</h4>Women living with HIV (WHIV) are disproportionately impacted by cervical dysplasia and cancer. The burden is greatest in low-income countries where limited or no access to screening exists. The goal of this study was to describe knowledge and intentions of WHIV towards HPV self-collection for cervical cancer screening, and to ... Read more >>

BMC Womens Health (BMC women's health)
[2017, 17(1):4]

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Strategies for Community Education Prior to Clinical Trial Recruitment for a Cervical Cancer Screening Intervention in Uganda.

Sheona M Mitchell, Heather N Pedersen, Musa Sekikubo, Christine Biryabarema, Josaphat J K Byamugisha, David Mwesigwa, Malcolm Steinberg, Deborah M Money, Gina S Ogilvie,

<h4>Introduction</h4>Community engagement and education can improve acceptability and participation in clinical trials conducted in Kisenyi, Uganda. In preparation for a randomized controlled trial exploring different methods for cervical cancer screening, we explored optimal engagement strategies from the perspective of community members and health professionals.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted key informant interviews followed by ... Read more >>

Front Oncol (Frontiers in oncology)
[2016, 6:90]

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Uptake of community-based, self-collected HPV testing vs. visual inspection with acetic acid for cervical cancer screening in Kampala, Uganda: preliminary results of a randomised controlled trial.

Erin Moses, Heather N Pedersen, Sheona M Mitchell, Musa Sekikubo, David Mwesigwa, Joel Singer, Christine Biryabarema, Josaphat K Byamugisha, Deborah M Money, Gina S Ogilvie,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To compare two cervical cancer screening methods: community-based self-collection of high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) testing and visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA).<h4>Methods</h4>Pilot randomised controlled trial of 500 women aged 30-65 in the community of Kisenyi, Uganda. Women randomised to self-collection-based HR-HPV testing provided a cervico-vaginal swab for HR-HPV, and results ... Read more >>

Trop Med Int Health (Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH)
[2015, 20(10):1355-1367]

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Factors associated with high-risk HPV positivity in a low-resource setting in sub-Saharan Africa.

Sheona M Mitchell, Musa Sekikubo, Christine Biryabarema, Josaphat J K Byamugisha, Malcolm Steinberg, Jose Jeronimo, Deborah M Money, Jan Christilaw, Gina S Ogilvie,

<h4>Objective</h4>We sought to determine demographic and behavioral factors associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) positivity in a community-based HPV self-collection cervical cancer screening pilot project.<h4>Study design</h4>HPV self-collected samples were obtained from 199 women aged 30-69 years in the impoverished urban Ugandan community of Kisenyi, during September through November 2011. Demographic and ... Read more >>

Am J Obstet Gynecol (American journal of obstetrics and gynecology)
[2014, 210(1):81.e1-7]

Cited: 13 times

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Understanding the role of embarrassment in gynaecological screening: a qualitative study from the ASPIRE cervical cancer screening project in Uganda.

Flora F Teng, Sheona M Mitchell, Musa Sekikubo, Christine Biryabarema, Josaphat K Byamugisha, Malcolm Steinberg, Deborah M Money, Gina S Ogilvie,

<h4>Objective</h4>To define embarrassment and develop an understanding of the role of embarrassment in relation to cervical cancer screening and self-collected human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing in Uganda.<h4>Design</h4>Cross-sectional, qualitative study using semistructured one-to-one interviews and focus groups.<h4>Participants</h4>6 key-informant health workers and 16 local women, purposively sampled. Key informant inclusion criteria: Ugandan ... Read more >>

BMJ Open (BMJ open)
[2014, 4(4):e004783]

Cited: 21 times

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