Evaluation of Stages and Age Associated Cervical Cancer in Urban and Rural Women in Salem District, Tamil Nadu, India
Cervical Cancer occurs when abnormal cells develop and spread in the cervix, the lower part of the uterus and most cases are triggered by a type of virus. Age and stages of cervical cancer has been evaluated as a prognostic factor in cervical cancer in both hospital and population-based studies. Results regarding the relation of age, stages and cervical cancer prognosis are conflicting. This study pursued a contemporary assessment of the association of age and different stages of cervical cancer diagnosis. The main purpose of this study is to find out the correlation between the factors of age and different stages cervical cancer. This study received ethical approval from Institutional Ethics Committee, Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital, Salem. The outcome of the study was the largest study to date looking at age and stages as a prognostic factor in cervical cancer and our results provide new insight into the factors that may mitigate suffered from this disease specifically in the adulthood population in rural area.