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Percac-Lima S, Benner CS, Lui R
The impact of a culturally tailored patient navigator program on cervical cancer prevention in Latina women.
The authors evaluated the impact of patient navigation on cervical cancer prevention in Latinas. They found that patient navigation can prevent cervical cancer in Latina women by increasing colposcopy clinic attendance, shortening time to colposcopy, and decreasing severity of cervical abnormalities over time.
Citation: Percac-Lima S, Benner CS, Lui R . The impact of a culturally tailored patient navigator program on cervical cancer prevention in Latina women. J Womens Health 2013 May;22(5):426-31. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2012.3900.
Keywords: Cancer: Cervical Cancer, Cultural Competence, Prevention, Racial / Ethnic Minorities, Screening