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CDC finds more girls getting cervical cancer vaccine - WKOW

July 24, 2014 - 6:39pm

CDC finds more girls getting cervical cancer vaccine
WKOW
MADISON (WKOW) -- Local doctors say national statistics underline the importance of continued education for parents about getting teenagers vaccinated against HPV. The Centers for Disease Control released a report Thursday that found more girls ages 13 ...

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23-Year-Old Mother Dies of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Refused To Give Pap ... - The Inquisitr

July 24, 2014 - 6:04pm

The Inquisitr

23-Year-Old Mother Dies of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Refused To Give Pap ...
The Inquisitr
Cervical cancer is rare in women under 25, so doctors immediately dismissed a pap smear as a form of examination. Shortly after Devine was diagnosed on January 4, 2013, she began six-week course of radiotherapy and chemotherapy, but unfortunately it ...
Cervical Cancer - Why Are Women Shunning the Pap Smear?AllAfrica.com

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Ghana To Fight Cervical Cancer - spyghana.com

July 24, 2014 - 4:46pm

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Ghana To Fight Cervical Cancer
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Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women, worldwide, with an annual incidence of almost 500,000 new cases and 275,000 deaths. About 85% of the women who die from cervical cancer live in developing countries, due to inadequate ...
Africa Could Face Cervical Cancer EpidemicAllAfrica.com
Kenya to host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa ConferenceKenya Broadcasting Corporation

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More Girls Are Receiving Cervical Cancer Vaccine - KWTX

July 24, 2014 - 2:53pm

More Girls Are Receiving Cervical Cancer Vaccine
KWTX
NEW YORK (July 24, 2014) A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Thursday shows an increase in the percentage of teenage girls who are receiving a controversial cervical cancer vaccine, but it's slight. The vaccination rate ...

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More US Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine - ABC News

July 24, 2014 - 2:07pm

MiamiHerald.com

More US Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer Vaccine
ABC News
More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday. Last year's rise follows a couple of years when the girls' HPV vaccination rate was flat and health officials ...
More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccineNews & Observer

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More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine - WRAL.com

July 24, 2014 - 2:07pm

CBS Local

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine
WRAL.com
NEW YORK — More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday. Last year's rise follows a couple of years when the girls' HPV vaccination rate was flat and health ...
CDC: More Girls Now Getting Cervical Cancer VaccineCBS Local

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More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine - Salon

July 24, 2014 - 1:21pm

More girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine
Salon
NEW YORK (AP) — The government is reporting an increase in teen U.S. girls getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine — but it's not much of a bump. Last year's rise follows a couple of years when the HPV vaccination rate was flat. For girls ...

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Africa Could Face Cervical Cancer Epidemic - AllAfrica.com

July 24, 2014 - 7:39am

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Africa Could Face Cervical Cancer Epidemic
AllAfrica.com
Windhoek — Urgent preventative action is needed to prevent cervical cancer spiralling out of out control in coming decades, stated the 2014 Africa Cervical Cancer Multi-Indicator Incidence and Mortality scorecard. This appeal was made against the ...
Ghana To Fight Cervical Cancerspyghana.com
Cervical Cancer: Patience Jonathan concerned over late diagnosisThe News
Kenya to host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa ConferenceKenya Broadcasting Corporation

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HPV Test vs. The Pap Smear: Which Detects Cancer Better? - TIME

July 24, 2014 - 7:03am

HPV Test vs. The Pap Smear: Which Detects Cancer Better?
TIME
When it comes to detecting cervical cancer, the Pap test has been the gold standard for more than 60 years. But as the role of human papillomavirus virus (HPV) in contributing to the cancer has emerged in recent years, screening for HPV has started to ...

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Africa could face cervical cancer epidemic - New Era

July 24, 2014 - 4:08am

Health-e

Africa could face cervical cancer epidemic
New Era
This appeal was made against the backdrop of over 23 million of the 34 million HIV-positive people in the world living in Africa, and the fact that cervical cancer is directly linked to HIV-positive women. Cervical cancer kills an estimated 275 000 ...
First lady puts women's cancer on Zuma's agendaHealth-e
African first ladies move to help fight cancerStarAfrica.com
First Lady, Lordina Mahama At 8th SCCA Confab (Photos)Peace FM Online

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33000 girls vaccinated against cervical cancer - GhanaWeb

July 24, 2014 - 12:17am

33000 girls vaccinated against cervical cancer
GhanaWeb
More than 33,000 girls aged nine to 13 have been vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) to protect them from cervical cancer in the country. The beneficiaries were from 17 districts in the Northern, Central and Greater Accra regions as part ...

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Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offer - Reading Post

July 23, 2014 - 9:35am

Reading Post

Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offer
Reading Post
Dr Elizabeth Johnston, GP at University Medical Practice and chairwoman of the South Reading CCG, said: “About 3,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. However, early detection and treatment can help prevent cancer.

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HPV screening could predict cervical cancer better than Pap test - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

July 23, 2014 - 4:37am

HPV screening could predict cervical cancer better than Pap test
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
These are the findings of a new study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health in the US, which suggests that a negative HPV test could offer greater assurance against the risk of cervical cancer than the other method.
HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer riskThe Globe and Mail
Five things you need to know about Pap, HPV, and pelvic testsVox

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Alarm as killer cervical cancer rages country's women - The Standard Digital News

July 23, 2014 - 4:03am

The Standard Digital News

Alarm as killer cervical cancer rages country's women
The Standard Digital News
There is increasing alarm about cervical cancer in Kenya as the killer disease continues ravaging thousands of women in the country every year. Medical specialists are worried that too many women are developing the cancer unnecessarily and facing the ...
Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offerReading Post

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WHO: cervical cancer six times more prevalent in Kenya than in western countries - The Standard Digital News

July 23, 2014 - 3:26am

WHO: cervical cancer six times more prevalent in Kenya than in western countries
The Standard Digital News
Nairobi, Kenya: Women and medical practitioners are alarmed over the increasing cases of cervical cancer in Kenya as the killer disease continues affecting thousands of women every year. Medical specialists say too many women are developing the cancer ...

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Kenya to Host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference - AllAfrica.com

July 23, 2014 - 2:00am

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Kenya to Host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference
AllAfrica.com
The Forum of African First Ladies against Breast, Cervical and Prostate Cancer (SCCA) has chosen Kenya to host the 9th Conference next year. Co-founder and Director General of Nikky Breast & Cervical Cancer Foundation, Princess Nikky Onyeri made the ...
First Lady Lordina attends cervical cancer conferenceGhanaWeb
First Lady Lordina Mahama in Windhoek Namibia for Cervical Cancer ConferenceGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
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First Lady Lordina attends cervical cancer conference - GhanaWeb

July 22, 2014 - 4:24pm

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

First Lady Lordina attends cervical cancer conference
GhanaWeb
The eighth 'Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa' Conference has opened in Windhoek, Namibia. It is being attended by African First Ladies, including Ghana's Lordina Dramani Mahama, their technical advisers and health officials.
First Lady Lordina Mahama in Windhoek Namibia for Cervical Cancer ConferenceGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
Make healthier choices to be free from cancer, First Lady saysKenya Broadcasting Corporation

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HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer risk - The Globe and Mail

July 22, 2014 - 3:24pm

HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer risk
The Globe and Mail
Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study. Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable assurance that they wouldn't ...
HPV screening could predict cervical cancer better than Pap testInternational Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Five things you need to know about Pap, HPV, and pelvic testsVox

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Mom Dies Of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Tell Her She's Too Young For Pap - Opposing Views

July 22, 2014 - 12:07pm

Opposing Views

Mom Dies Of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Tell Her She's Too Young For Pap
Opposing Views
A 23-year-old British mother died of cervical cancer after she explained her symptoms to doctors on nine separate occasions and doctors refused to give her a Pap smear because they said she was too young. Keely Devine spent the last four months of her ...

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Mrs Lordina Mahama (fourth from left) with other First Ladies and the ... - Ghana News Agency

July 22, 2014 - 5:03am

Ghana News Agency

Mrs Lordina Mahama (fourth from left) with other First Ladies and the ...
Ghana News Agency
A release from the Presidency at Flagstaff House copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Monday, stated that the deliberations of the conference will focus on the “Move Forward To End Cervical Cancer by 2030” campaign. Mrs. Mahama who left Accra ...
First Lady Lordina Mahama in Windhoek Namibia for Cervical Cancer ConferenceGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
Kenya's First Lady Attends Cancer Forum in WindhoekCapital FM

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