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Cervical cancer screening participation among women of Russian, Somali, and Kurdish origin compared with the general Finnish population: a register-based study. (2020)
Journal Article
IDEHEN, E.E., VIRTANEN, A., LILJA, E., TUOMAINEN, T.-P., KORHONEN, T. and KOPONEN, P. 2020. Cervical cancer screening participation among women of Russian, Somali, and Kurdish origin compared with the general Finnish population: a register-based study. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 17(21), article number 7899. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17217899

Migrant-origin women are less prone to cervical screening uptake compared with host populations. This study examined cervical cancer screening participation and factors associated with it in the Finnish mass screening program during 2008–2012 in wome... Read More about Cervical cancer screening participation among women of Russian, Somali, and Kurdish origin compared with the general Finnish population: a register-based study..

Barriers and facilitators to cervical screening among migrant women of African origin: a qualitative study in Finland. (2020)
Journal Article
IDEHEN, E.E., PIETILÄ, A.-M. and KANGASNIEMI, M. 2020. Barriers and facilitators to cervical screening among migrant women of African origin: a qualitative study in Finland. International journal of environmental research and public health [online], 17(20), article number 7473. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17207473

Globally, cervical cancer constitutes a substantial public health concern. Evidence recommends regular cervical cancer screening (CCS) for early detection of "precancerous lesions." Understanding the factors influencing screening participation among... Read More about Barriers and facilitators to cervical screening among migrant women of African origin: a qualitative study in Finland..

Disparities in cervical screening participation: a comparison of Russian, Somali and Kurdish immigrants with the general Finnish population. (2018)
Journal Article
IDEHEN, E., KOPONEN, P., HÄRKÄNEN, T., KANGASNIEMI, M., PIETILÄ, A.-M. and KORHONEN, T. 2018. Disparities in cervical screening participation: a comparison of Russian, Somali and Kurdish immigrants with the general Finnish population. International journal for equity in health [online], 17, article number 56. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-018-0768-2

Cervical cancer is currently ranked as the fourth commonly diagnosed cancer in women globally. A higher incidence has been reported in low- and-middle-income countries, and the disease poses significant public health challenges. Evidence suggests tha... Read More about Disparities in cervical screening participation: a comparison of Russian, Somali and Kurdish immigrants with the general Finnish population..