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Sexual and menstrual practices: risks for cervix cancer

Johanna E Maree, Susan CD Wright
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 12, No 3 | a265 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v12i3.265 | © 2007 Johanna E Maree, Susan CD Wright | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 November 2007 | Published: 17 November 2007

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Johanna E Maree, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
Susan CD Wright, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

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Cervix cancer is the cancer that causes most female deaths in South Africa. Little is known about the sexual and menstrual practices in high-risk communities in South Africa.

Servikskarsinoom is verantwoordelik vir die meeste kankersterftes in vroue in Suid Afrika. Min is bekend aangaande die seksuele- en menstruasiepraktyke in hoë risiko gemeenskappe in Suid-Afrika.

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