Research

Research

CerviCusco is a Peruvian National Institutes of Health (INS) certified clinical research center. Our unique expertise allows us to advance discovery in health care for the benefit of our patients by conducting national and international clinical research studies.

These Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved studies have been funded by the US National Institutes of Health and industry. 

CerviCusco has been involved in the following publications:

Ferris DG, Condorhuaman WS, Waller JL, Allmond L, Goebel A. Polarized Light Colposcopy Compared With Standard Colposcopy. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2015 Jul;19(3):234-8.

Ferris DG, Shapiro J, Fowler C, Cutler C, Waller J, Guevara Condorhuaman WS. The Impact of Accessible Cervical Cancer Screening in Peru-The Día del Mercado Project. J       Low Genit Tract Dis. 2015 Jul;19(3):229-33.

Ferris DG, Condorhuaman WS, Waller J, Lilienthal A. Impact of a Video Intervention for Rural Peruvian Women With Cervical Neoplasia Before Loop Excisional Procedures.J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2015 Jul;19(3):224-8.

Han C-S, Ferris DG, Waller J, Tharp P, Walter J, Allmond L. Comparison of Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Human Papillomavirus, HPV Vaccine, Pap Tests, and Cervical Cancer Between US and Peruvian Women. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease. 2012; 16(2):121-6.

Ferris DG, Hupman C, Waller JL, Cudnik J, Watkins C.  Assessment of the impact of cervical cancer prevention educational videos for Quechua and Spanish speaking Peruvian women.  J Lower Genital Tract Dis 2009; 13:244-51.

Ferris DG, Park I, Waxman A, Joste N, Magaril RA, Greenspan D, et al.  Initiating the ASCCP Humanitarian Program: Peru 2005.  J Lower Genital Tract Disease 2006; 10:58-62.

Luque JS, Maupin JN, Ferris DG, Guevara Condorhuaman WS. Reaching women in the Peruvian Andes through cervical cancer screening campaigns: assessing attitudes of stakeholders and patients. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2016 Oct 18;10:2107-2116.

Luque JS, Opoku S, Ferris DG, Guevara Condorhuaman WS. Social network characteristics and cervical cancer screening among Quechua women in Andean Peru. BMC Public Health. 2016 Feb 24;16:181.