Our Work

Comparison of a portable "POCkeT" colposcope with state of the art cervical screening in the U.S., Peru, and Tanzania

Project Objectives

To develop and test a safe, accurate, and cost effective screening device for prevention of cervical cancer.

Project Outcomes

To date we have reliable data comparing this device to current state of the art cervical screening technologies in the United States as well as several East African Countries as well as Peru. We are currently working with individual Ministers of Health to expand this technologies with each country.

Project Policy Impact Description

It is our sincere hope this clinically relevant technology in addition to HPV vaccine programs will help to alleviate the burden of cervical cancer for women throughout the World.

Faculty

Department & School

Obstetrics and Gynecology: Gynecologic Specialties
School of Medicine

Locations

Sponsors

  • NIH-National Cancer Institute

Collaborators

  • Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre
  • La Liga Peruana Contra el Cáncer
  • Kenyatta University

Project Status

Ongoing

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