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SALDANA, Ma. Refugio Ríos  and  FIGUEROA, Ariadna Mendoza. Programa de prevención de riesgo de cáncer cérvico-uterino (CaCu) para estudiantes universitarias. Altern. psicol. [online]. 2012, vol.16, n.26, pp. 68-77. ISSN 1405-339X.

The incidence and prevalence of cervical cancer (CC) and female mortality from this cause, requires the propose actions aimed at prevention and control, especially in young women because in addition to putting health at risk, you can project affected your view of life and practice. The aim of this paper is to propose a preventive program that raised awareness and sensitize young people about their health and especially to the development an adoption of preventive behavior of CC. Seven sessions are raised through the content which addresses theoretical, conceptual, risk and protective factors, incidence and prevalence and promotes awareness for the adoption of preventive behaviors of CC. Is proposed closure of the shop where there recover learning and explore the possibility of putting into practice what they learned.

Keywords : Cervical cancer; health; risk behaviors and protective.

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