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SERRA VALDES, Miguel; LANDRIAN DAVIS, Alain  y  MEDELL GAGO, Mariana. Cancer of the Uterine Cervix: Late Diagnosis. Case Presentation. Rev. Finlay [online]. 2017, vol.7, n.1, pp.54-61. ISSN 2221-2434.

Cancer is an important health problem due to the high morbidity and mortality which it produces. The first cause of women death between 30 and 44 years old in Cuba is cervix carcinoma. This is a case of a 39 year old woman who presented to the secondary health care level with a stage IV cervix tumor where it was diagnosed, it simulated an anaemic syndrome due to another cause. The histological and imaging studies were concluding. Primary prevention of this kind cancer by means of health education and searching in the risk population are paramount. The program of early detection still has difficulties. The presentation of this case is aimed at teaching so as documentary exposition for professionals of primary health care attention, gyneco-obstetricians, internists and any other clinical specialty derived.

Palabras clave : uterine cervical neoplasms; morbidity; mortality; early detection of cancer; women.

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