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Hpv Vaccine - Beginning of the End of Cervical Cancer? - The Herald

September 20, 2014 - 1:56am

Hpv Vaccine - Beginning of the End of Cervical Cancer?
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There are many other factors that leads to cervical cancer among women but 70 percent of the cases are as a result of the HPV. According to the World Health Organisation, this vaccine prevents infection from two types of HPV that are known to account ...

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Avastin: First Molecule in Nearly a Decade for Metastatic Cervical Cancer - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

September 19, 2014 - 4:56pm

Avastin: First Molecule in Nearly a Decade for Metastatic Cervical Cancer
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Avastin (bevacizumab), a monoclonal antibody that inhibits the vascular endothelial growth factor and prevents the growth of blood vessels (angiogenesis), has received FDA approval to treat patients with persistent or late-stage cervical cancer.1 The ...

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Breast, cervical cancer screening planned Oct. 3 in Kennewick - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

September 17, 2014 - 10:46pm

Breast, cervical cancer screening planned Oct. 3 in Kennewick
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
KENNEWICK -- Tri-Cities Cancer Center and Trios Health will offer a free breast and cervical cancer screening clinic for 50 uninsured or underinsured women ages 18-64, from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 3 at Trios Care Center, 521 North Young St. in Kennewick ...

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Can A Simple Urine Test Prevent Cervical Cancer? - PNC Voice

September 17, 2014 - 8:00pm

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Can A Simple Urine Test Prevent Cervical Cancer?
PNC Voice
Hopefully, the doctors note, this encourages more women to test for this virus—which is directly linked to increased risk for cervical cancer—since it no longer involves a visit to the doctor (and less-than-favorable testing conditions, let's be honest).

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Goodbye pap smear, hello urine test? Cervical cancer screenings could be in ... - Washington Post

September 17, 2014 - 4:43pm

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Goodbye pap smear, hello urine test? Cervical cancer screenings could be in ...
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It may be a little too soon to officially say goodbye to the pap smear (or good riddance), but we may be getting closer to a time when it is no longer the frequent and unpleasant experience that it is for some woman. Years ago, the cervical exam, which ...
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Cervical Cancer Breakthrough: Smear Tests Could be Replaced with 'Take ... - International Business Times UK

September 17, 2014 - 1:13pm

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Cervical Cancer Breakthrough: Smear Tests Could be Replaced with 'Take ...
International Business Times UK
The traditional smear test to detect the virus that causes cervical cancer could be replaced with a less invasive urine test, new research has found. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the term for a group of viruses affecting most membranes lining the body ...

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A cervical cancer screening you take at home: Breakthrough in HPV battle - Express.co.uk

September 17, 2014 - 12:38pm

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A cervical cancer screening you take at home: Breakthrough in HPV battle
Express.co.uk
While many strains of HPV are harmless, others can disrupt the normal functioning of cells and trigger cervical cancer. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by HPV. Current screening uses smears to detect precancerous cells. But there has ...

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Cervical cancer virus plunges - NEWS.com.au

September 17, 2014 - 11:06am

Cervical cancer virus plunges
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The striking collapse in the incidence of the human papillomavirus follows the introduction of the cervical cancer vaccine in 2007, according to an annual surveillance report of sexually transmissible infections to be released on Thursday. NEW TEST ...

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Urine Test Spots Cervical Cancer Virus - Newsmax Health

September 17, 2014 - 8:05am

Urine Test Spots Cervical Cancer Virus
Newsmax Health
"Were such a test ever approved for clinical use, it would be a unique addition to the options health care providers currently have to screen women for cervical cancer," Wyand said. "The uniqueness of the urine specimen would be in comparison to ...

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HPV urine test offers alternative method for cervical cancer screening - Fox News

September 17, 2014 - 8:04am

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HPV urine test offers alternative method for cervical cancer screening
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LONDON – A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday. In a study comparing the accuracy of urine sample ...
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Women to Be Tested for Cervical Cancer - AllAfrica.com

September 17, 2014 - 5:10am

Women to Be Tested for Cervical Cancer
AllAfrica.com
THE Zanzibar Non Communicable Disease Alliance (ZNCDA) plans to conduct a nationwide survey so as to understand the extent to which cervical cancer has effected women. The survey will be conducted alongside sensitising women to go for the free ...

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No more smear test to check cervical cancer - iStreet Research

September 17, 2014 - 1:29am

No more smear test to check cervical cancer
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5 A new research in London shows that a simple and easily done urine test can now determine whether you have a virus that causes cervical cancer. The research team used urine test and smear test and compared the result and so far, the readings are ...

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Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers less invasive alternative to ... - Bangor Daily News

September 16, 2014 - 8:54pm

Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers less invasive alternative to ...
Bangor Daily News
LONDON — A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said Tuesday. In a study comparing the accuracy of urine sample ...

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Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers less invasive alternative to ... - Bangor Daily News

September 16, 2014 - 8:54pm

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Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers less invasive alternative to ...
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LONDON — A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said Tuesday. In a study comparing the accuracy of urine sample ...
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Big change coming to women's health - NEWS.com.au

September 16, 2014 - 8:35pm

Big change coming to women's health
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An analysis of 14 studies into a urine test for the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer has found it correctly identified 87 per cent of cases of the virus. It was 73 per cent effective in detecting the two highest risk strains of ...

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New urine test for cervical cancer virus offers potential alternative to smear ... - Raw Story

September 16, 2014 - 8:34pm

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New urine test for cervical cancer virus offers potential alternative to smear ...
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A simple urine test for the virus that causes cervical cancer could offer a less invasive and more acceptable alternative to the conventional cervical smear test, researchers said on Tuesday. In a study comparing the accuracy of urine sample testing ...

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Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear - Reuters

September 16, 2014 - 6:36pm

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Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers alternative to smear
Reuters
Urine testing for the particularly high risk strains of HPV that cause the majority of cervical cancer cases, had an overall sensitivity of 73 percent and a specificity of 98 percent compared with cervical samples. HPV is one of the most common ...
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Simple urine test detects cervical cancer virus - New Scientist

September 16, 2014 - 6:30pm

Simple urine test detects cervical cancer virus
New Scientist
Dread going for a smear test? A simple urine test can pick up the human papilloma virus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer. Though it's not as accurate as sampling viral DNA from the cervix itself, the test might benefit women who are too busy or scared ...

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For patients with advanced cervical cancer, cisplatin plus pemetrexed may be ... - Oncology Nurse Advisor

September 16, 2014 - 12:12pm

Oncology Nurse Advisor

For patients with advanced cervical cancer, cisplatin plus pemetrexed may be ...
Oncology Nurse Advisor
According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, cisplatin plus pemetrexed improved response rates and survival rates of patients with advanced cervical cancer. In the phase 2 study, researchers assigned patients with advanced, ...
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Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for ... - Medical Xpress

September 16, 2014 - 9:24am

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Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for ...
Medical Xpress
Combining a standard chemotherapy drug with a second drug that stops cells from dividing improves both the survival and response rates for those with advanced cervical cancer, a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers finds.
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