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Table 3 Tertiary prevention research, n = 67

From: Cervical cancer prevention and treatment research in Africa: a systematic review from a public health perspective

Focus Literature type Countries/Geographic Regions Included
Tertiary Prevention Treatment of Pre-Cancerous lesions
 3 LLETZ [408410]
 2 Cryotherapy [57, 411]
 2 Comparison LEEP/Cryotherapy [311, 412]
N = 7
5 Original research [311, 408411]
2 Review Articles [57, 412]
0 Lessons Learned
0 Policy
Kenya (1) [411], South Africa (3) [408410], SSA (2) [57, 412], Nigeria (1) [311]
Late Diagnosis/Staging
N = 8
8 Original research [88, 233, 234, 365, 413416]
0 Review Articles
0 Lessons Learned
0 Policy
Nigeria (3) [413415], Morocco (1) [365], Tunisia (1) [416], Zimbabwe (1) [233], Tanzania (1) [88], South Africa (1) [234]
Treatment of Invasive Cervical Cancer
 2 Surgery [417, 418]
 3 Radiotherapy [419421]
 2 Combination therapy [422, 423]
N = 7
5 Original research [417, 418, 420, 421, 423]
1 Review Articles [422]
1 Lessons Learned [419]
0 Policy
SSA (1) [422], South Africa (3) [418, 420, 423], Uganda (1) [421], Senegal (1) [419], Nigeria (1) [417]
Survival
N = 8
6 Original research [87, 95, 100, 424426]
2 Review Articles [427, 428]
0 Lessons Learned
0 Policy
Malawi (1) [424], Uganda (2) [425, 428], Gambia (1) [428], Ethiopia (1) [100], South Africa (1) [426], Zimbabwe (1) [95], Kenya (1) [87], Egypt (1) [427]
HIV and treatment
 8 HIV and CIN [235, 236, 240242, 244, 429, 430]
 8 HIV and ICC [238, 239, 243, 246, 431434]
 7 HIV/Treatment of CIN and ICC [239, 245, 247, 248, 435437]
N = 23
22 Original research [235, 236, 238248, 429433, 435437]
1 Review Articles [434]
0 Lessons Learned
0 Policy
South Africa (11) [240, 242, 243, 245, 247, 248, 429, 432, 433, 436, 437], Kenya (5) [235, 236, 239, 244, 430], Uganda (1) [238], Global/SSA (3) [241, 246, 434], Cote ‘Ivoire (1) [431], Senegal (1) [435]
Feasibility
 1 Access/Awareness/Health Policy [255]
 6 Training needs [92, 438442]
 5 Infrastructure needs [443447]
 2 Costs [448, 449]
N = 14
10 Original research
1 Review Articles [445]
0 Lessons Learned
0 Policy Papers
2 Meeting report [92, 442, 447]
1 Book Chapter [255]
Africa (4) [441443, 447], Kenya (1) [438], Botswana (1) [444], Nigeria (1) [439], SSA (4) [92, 255, 445, 446], Morocco (1) [448], Tunisia (1) [449], South Africa (1) [440]
  N = 67 57 Original research
7 Review Articles
1 Lessons Learned
0 Policy Papers
2 Meeting report
1 Book Chapter
Kenya (8), South Africa (20), SSA (10), Nigeria (6), Morocco (2), Tunisia (2), Zimbabwe (2), Tanzania (1), Uganda (4), Senegal (2), Malawi (1), Ethiopia (1), Gambia (1), Egypt (1), Cote d’Ivoire (1), Botswana (1)