Rajamanickam Rajkumar

Meenakshi Medical College Hospital and Research Institute

Rajamanickam Rajkumar is a scientist at the forefront of cervical cancer and HPV prevention and control. He has an MD in Community Medicine and a Ph.D. in Cancer Epidemiology. He is a professor at Meenakshi Medical College, Kanchipuram, India, and a Ph.D. mentor at Indian medical universities. He was Principal Investigator for one of the largest cervical cancer screening programs in India with the International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organization. Dr. Rajkumar is trained in cancer registry, cancer epidemiology, and colposcopy. He is also a consultant to The Ohio State University Medical Center in cervical cancer screening and an honorary member of the Society for Colposcopy & Cervical Pathology of Singapore.

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Although it is preventable and curable, cervical cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer among women worldwide. As such, the World Health Organization adopted a Cervical Cancer Elimination Initiative, which aims to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030. This book discusses plans, programs, strategies, solutions, research, and revolutions necessary to achieve this goal. Chapters cover such topics as epidemiology, HPV vaccination, screening and treatment, and prevention and control.

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