Enough: Because We Can Stop Cervical Cancer


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Cambridge University Press
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5.5 X 8.5 X 1.2 inches | 1.4 pounds

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About the Author

Linda O. Eckert is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology with an Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of Washington and an internationally recognized expert in immunizations and cervical cancer prevention. For over thirty years, Dr Eckert has worked at Seattle's Harborview Hospital, treating people from all around the world. Frequently in the spotlight for her expertise in HPV vaccinations and cervical cancer screenings, Dr Eckert is passionate in her drive to eliminate this deadly disease.


'Beautifully written, Enough is a searing call to arms, for too many women are dying of cervical cancer when we have the tools to save their lives. The unnecessary human cost of cervical cancer is a scandal, and one that Dr. Eckert is determined to fix.' Nicholas Kristof, Columnist, The New York Times and co-author of Half the Sky
'Eckert presents an urgent and powerful call to action to save lives, based on her decades of practice and research around the world. Enough is an essential resource for anyone concerned with public health, women's rights, and addressing racial and national inequities in healthcare.' Anjli Parrin, Director, Global Human Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School
'This is a beautifully written powerful tale of truth and hope, as Dr. Eckert combines her authoritative work with cervical cancer prevention alongside the inspiring voices of women from all over the world.' Princess Nono Simelela, Former WHO Assistant Director General for Strategic Priorities
'Cervical cancer cannot be a disease of inequities anymore and the role of this book is crucial to always remember this. Thanks to the author for this essential piece of advocacy.' Nathalie Broutet, Nathalie Broutet, M.D., Ph.D., Lead of the cervical cancer elimination initiative (2005-2022), WHO Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
'A book to read, to gift, to pass on to friends and those who need to know, to USE to make change - Dr. Eckert deftly intertwines the barriers to achieving [cervical cancer elimination], the science and financial issues as well as cultural issues and the bewildering continuing disvaluing of women's rights and lives.' Joanna M. Cain, M.D., Professor (retired) University of Massachusetts and Co Chair, Cervical Cancer subcommittee International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)
'Dr Eckert details moving and powerful stories of women battling cervical cancer. Many will bring you to tears, especially as Dr. Eckert educates us that nearly all of the cancers are preventable. In the end she gives us a hopeful roadmap to address health inequities and systems challenges that would allow us to end this deadly cancer.' Barbara Goff, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UW Medicine, Surgeon-in-Chief, University of Washington Medical Center
'Cervical cancer is a preventable disease. Enough is the book that should be put in the hands of anyone who has received a [cervical cancer] diagnosis or is supporting someone with a diagnosis.' Diana Rivington, Emeritus of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
'As those with cervical cancer tell their stories, cervical cancer becomes real. This story could be your sister, your mother, your daughter, your aunt, your life partner. Cervical cancer strikes in Zambia, or in Canada, in Honduras, or Australia. In Enough these individuals, whose stories are wonderfully expressed, come to life.' Karen Nakawala, cervical cancer survivor, Founder of Teal Sisters, Zambia
'I would strongly recommend this book to anyone seeking to learn more about cervical cancer, especially those developing health policies.' Aisha Jumaan, Founder and President of Yemen Relief and Reconstruction Foundation, Previous director of the HPV Vaccines: Evidence of Impact project
'This book opened my eyes so wide and showed the whole world what cervical cancer is. All aspects, all successes, all failures.' Icó Tóth, President, Mallow Flower Foundation, Hungary
'Intimate, and informative, Enough reminds us that the choice to end cervical cancer belongs to each of us. Now is the time to act.' Heather White, TogetHER for Health (www.togetherforhealth.org)
'This book serves as a powerful resource to educate medical professionals and the public alike to take charge on self-care and work towards a cervical cancer-free world.' Shobha S. Krishnan, Founder and President, Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer