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Title Incidence trends of invasive cervical cancer in the United States by combined race and ethnicity
Author Barnholtz-Sloan, J
Secondary Authors Patel N, Rollison D, Kortepeter K, MacKinnon JK, Giuliano A
Publication Type (Help) article
Journal Cancer Causes Control
Month Sep
Year 2009
Pages 1129-38
Volume 20
Number 7
Publisher
Address
Note doi: 10.1007/s10552-009-9317-z
URL http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10552-009-9317-z
PubMed ID 19253025
NCI Id
EPub Date 2009 Mar 01
Citation Barnholtz-Sloan J, Patel N, Rollison D, Kortepeter K, MacKinnon JK, Giuliano A. Incidence trends of invasive cervical cancer in the United States by combined race and ethnicity. Cancer Causes Control. 2009 Sep;20(7):1129-38. EPub 2009 Mar 01. PMID 19253025. [http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10552-009-9317-z.]
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Abstract

The aim of this study was to better understand national patterns of invasive cervical cancer (ICC) incidence by race and ethnicity in order to develop appropriate ICC prevention policies. Age-adjusted and age-specific ICC incidence rates were calculated by combined race/ethnicity, making distinct the Hispanic/all races category from three other non-Hispanic (White, Black and other) racial categories. There was a significant downward trend in ICC incidence during both time periods for every combination of race/ethnicity (p-value <0.05) except Hispanic/all races during 1995-1999. Non-Hispanic/Black and Hispanic/all races women had significantly higher incidence rates of ICC compared to non-Hispanic/White women. ICC incidence peaked much earlier for non-Hispanic/White women (35-44 years of age) compared to any other racial/ethnic group. Non-Hispanic (White, Black and other) women had lower rates of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma compared to Hispanic/all races women. Non-Hispanic/Black and Hispanic/all races women were more likely to be diagnosed at late stage or unstaged at diagnosis than non-Hispanic/White women. Although ICC incidence decreased significantly over the last 10 years, Black or Hispanic U.S. populations continue to have the highest ICC incidence compared to Non-Hispanic/Whites, highlighting the need for improved health literacy and social support to ensure their equal access to ICC screening and human papillomavirus (HPV) prevention including HPV vaccination.



Keywords

Keyword
cervical
ethnicity
incidence
invasive
race
trends
united states