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Cervical cancer screening in Nepal: Ethical considerationsGyawali, Bishal; Keeling, June J.; van Teijlingen, Edwin; Dhakal, Liladhar; Aro, Arja R.; University of Southern Denmark ; University of Chester ; Bournemouth University ; Health for Life Project, Nepal ; University of Southern Denmark (DovePress, 2015-01-16)Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths for women worldwide. Cervical screening and early treatment can help to prevent cervical cancers. Cervical screening programs in Nepal are often associated with a number of socioeconomic, cultural, and ethical challenges. This paper discusses some central ethical challenges in providing cervical cancer screening in the Nepalese context and culture. It is necessary to address these challenges for successful implementation of such screening programs.