• More than 800 screened for cervical cancer by UCI medical mission to East Africa

    2 monthes ago - By UC Irvine Health

    Eleven second year UCI medical students traveled for a month to Mwanza, Tanzania in July to conduct three unique clinical programs, including ultrasound anatomy training for students studying at the Tandabui Institute of Health, Education, Science and Technology , vision clinic in which 300 children were screened for basic vision and eye problems and cervical cancer screening.
    For the cervical cancer screen-and-treat program, the students were accompanied by Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD , professor and division director of gynecologic oncology at UC Irvine Medical Center. Tewari taught the...
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