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By 2030, an estimated 6 million women are expected to die needlessly from cervical cancer.
Source: “Global Health Estimates Summary Tables: Deaths by Cause, Age, and Sex,” World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2013; “Global Health Estimates Summary Tables: Projection of Deaths by Cause, Age, and Sex,” World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, July 2013; Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), Financing for Global Health data visualization, http://vizhub.healthdata.org/fgh/; Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
90% of these deaths will occur in low- and middle-income countries, where screening and preventive therapy services are scarce.
Source: International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) . GLOBOCAN 2012: Estimated Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence Worldwide in 2012. Lyon, France: IARC; 2013. Available at: http://globocan.iarc.fr/Pages/fact_sheets_cancer.aspx.