This excerpt taken from the GSK 6-K filed Mar 30, 2009.
Cervical Health Facts
- Worldwide, every two minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer; each year more than 500,000 women will be newly diagnosed and more than 280,000 women will die
, after breast cancer, cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in women between the ages of 20 to 39 in the
Also, in the
each year there are an estimated 3.5 million abnormal Pap smears, and more than 1.5 million precancerous lesions are diagnosed