Evaluation of screening programmes for gynaecological cancer

Br J Cancer. 1985 Oct;52(4):669-73. doi: 10.1038/bjc.1985.241.


A workshop of the Project on Evaluation of Screening Programmes of the International Union against Cancer (UICC) was held in Lyon, France. on November 20-22, 1984. The focus of the workshop was on screening for gynaecological cancer, especially for cancer of the cervix uteri. This report summarizes the presentations, conclusions and recommendations from the workshop.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Developing Countries
  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Female
  • Genital Neoplasms, Female / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening* / organization & administration
  • Mass Screening* / trends
  • Middle Aged
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Risk
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / etiology
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms / prevention & control