Barriers and recommendations for a cervical cancer screening program among women in low-resource settings in Lagos Nigeria: a qualitative study

Tope Olubodun, Mobolanle Rasheedat Balogun, Abimbola Kofoworola Odeyemi, Oluwakemi Ololade Odukoya, Adedoyin Oyeyimika Ogunyemi, Oluchi Joan Kanma-Okafor, Ifeoma Peace Okafor, Ayodeji Bamidele Olubodun, Oluwatoyin Olanrewaju Progress Ogundele, Babatunde Ogunnowo & Akin Osibogun
Abstract Background Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women globally despite being a largely treatable and preventable malignancy. Developing countries account for over 80% of all new cases. Women residing in low-resource settings such as those residing in slums have a higher risk of cervical cancer, and lower uptake of cervical cancer screening. Diverse barriers influence the uptake of cervical cancer screening among women in low-resource settings. Objectives This qualitative study was...
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