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Millions of women opting out of cervical cancer screening - WPEC

December 1, 2014 - 7:36pm

WPEC

Millions of women opting out of cervical cancer screening
WPEC
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) -- It's a cancer that can almost always be prevented if women get screened. But a new study shows eight million women in the United States are skipping that step and rolling the dice with cervical cancer. "A lot of the ...

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Closing the Gap: HIV-Vulnerable Women and Cervical Cancer - Huffington Post

December 1, 2014 - 12:32pm

Closing the Gap: HIV-Vulnerable Women and Cervical Cancer
Huffington Post
Infection with HIV weakens the immune system and reduces the body's ability to fight infection by the human papillomavirus (HPV), a major precursor of cervical cancer. Anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can prevent HIV infection from progressing to AIDS, but ...

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Women Shun Cervical Cancer Test Despite High Prevalence - AllAfrica.com

December 1, 2014 - 4:24am

Women Shun Cervical Cancer Test Despite High Prevalence
AllAfrica.com
Mary Kabarungi, 30, a mother of one and resident of Kanombe in Kigali, says she will never go for a pap smear, a procedure to test for cervical cancer, citing infringement on her privacy. "The test is carried out in [a woman's] private parts. And the ...

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Cervical cancer check soon could be less invasive, study shows - Palm Beach Daily News

November 29, 2014 - 12:18am

Cervical cancer check soon could be less invasive, study shows
Palm Beach Daily News
A new analysis of several studies adds fuel to the push against using pap smears to screen mostly healthy, low-risk women for cervical cancer. A urine test, once it is readily available in the United States, would give women another option for ...
Center for Family Health column: Routine cancer screening critical for womenMLive.com

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Multiple colposcopy biopsies may improve cervical cancer precursor detection - 2 Minute Medicine

November 28, 2014 - 4:54am

2 Minute Medicine

Multiple colposcopy biopsies may improve cervical cancer precursor detection
2 Minute Medicine
1. An increased number of lesion-directed cervical biopsies during colposcopy was associated with increased sensitivity for the detection of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions. 2. The absolute increase of sensitivity was greatest for women ...

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Aimee Willett, Mother-of-two, 26, diagnosed with cervical cancer calls for ... - Metro

November 27, 2014 - 7:59am

Parentdish

Aimee Willett, Mother-of-two, 26, diagnosed with cervical cancer calls for ...
Metro
Last December, after turning 25, Aimee Willett went to her first smear test at the youngest age the NHS screens for cervical cancer. She has spoken of her fears that this could be the last Christmas she spends with her sons, eight-year-old son Charlie ...
Last Christmas for mum, 26, with cervical cancerParentdish
A 26-year-old mother has been diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer after ...Cosmopolitan UK

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Aimee Willett, Mother-of-two, 26, diagnosed with cervical cancer calls for ... - Metro

November 27, 2014 - 7:59am

Parentdish

Aimee Willett, Mother-of-two, 26, diagnosed with cervical cancer calls for ...
Metro
Last December, after turning 25, Aimee Willett went to her first smear test at the youngest age the NHS screens for cervical cancer. She has spoken of her fears that this could be the last Christmas she spends with her sons, eight-year-old son Charlie ...
Last Christmas for mum, 26, with cervical cancerParentdish
A 26-year-old mother has been diagnosed with terminal cervical cancer after ...Cosmopolitan UK
Tragic Aimee Willet is facing her last Christmas after doctors found an ...Express.co.uk
The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) -Kent Online
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Round table discussion on increasing access to cervical cancer screening ... - World Health Organization (press release)

November 27, 2014 - 6:16am

Round table discussion on increasing access to cervical cancer screening ...
World Health Organization (press release)
A round table discussion on strengthening national capacity and intersectorial collaboration for achieving equity in national strategies, programmes and activities for health, using the example of the national programme for the early detection of ...

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URG4 overexpression is correlated with cervical cancer progression and poor ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

November 26, 2014 - 2:31pm

URG4 overexpression is correlated with cervical cancer progression and poor ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Methods: URG4 expression was examined using quantitative PCR (qPCR) and western blotting in normal cervical epithelial cells, cervical cancer cells, and eight matched pairs of cervical cancer tissues and adjacent noncancerous tissues from the same ...

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CMS considers coverage of dual testing for cervical cancer - ModernHealthcare.com

November 26, 2014 - 1:42pm

CMS considers coverage of dual testing for cervical cancer
ModernHealthcare.com
An estimated 12,360 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. by the end of 2014, according to the American Cancer Society, and more than 4,000 women with the disease may die from it this year. Most cervical cancers occur ...
Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests Market Expected to Reach USD 18.1 Billion ...Digital Journal
HEALTH MATTERS: Should I get the HPV vaccine?Delco News Network

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CMS considers coverage of dual testing for cervical cancer - ModernHealthcare.com

November 26, 2014 - 1:42pm

CMS considers coverage of dual testing for cervical cancer
ModernHealthcare.com
An estimated 12,360 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. by the end of 2014, according to the American Cancer Society, and more than 4,000 women with the disease may die from it this year. Most cervical cancers occur ...
Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests Market Expected to Reach USD 18.1 Billion ...Digital Journal

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Despite Prevention Tools, Cervical Cancer Still Too Common - AAFP News

November 26, 2014 - 1:01pm

Daily Mail

Despite Prevention Tools, Cervical Cancer Still Too Common
AAFP News
5, the Vital Signs report notes that death rates from cervical cancer dropped for most years from 1975 to 2007, but have plateaued since 2008. The report goes on to say that 93 percent of cervical cancers are preventable through screening and ...
Survey Highlights Gaps in Cervical Cancer Screening RatesCancer Network
Mum faces last Christmas with two sons after first ever smear test finds ...Mirror.co.uk
Aimee Willett's first smear test revealed she has terminal cancerDaily Mail
NorthumberlandView.ca -Coventry Telegraph
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Survey Highlights Gaps in Cervical Cancer Screening Rates - Cancer Network

November 25, 2014 - 9:08pm

Survey Highlights Gaps in Cervical Cancer Screening Rates
Cancer Network
More than 11% of all eligible women had not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years, according to a study by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. Screening rates were even lower for those without insurance and among ...

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Antiviral Sensitizes HPV Cervical Cancer to Chemoradiation - Medscape

November 25, 2014 - 11:55am

Antiviral Sensitizes HPV Cervical Cancer to Chemoradiation
Medscape
The antiviral agent cidofovir (Vistide, Gilead Sciences, Inc), which already has an established use in the treatment of retinal infections in patients with AIDS, may offer clinical benefit in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)–related cervical ...

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EXCLUSIVE: I was diagnosed with terminal cancer as I gave birth - Express.co.uk

November 23, 2014 - 6:54am

Express.co.uk

EXCLUSIVE: I was diagnosed with terminal cancer as I gave birth
Express.co.uk
Samantha cautioned: “People need to know pregnant women can get cervical cancer too. The signs were all there but dismissed as pregnancy symptoms and I am afraid that has cost me my life.” She underwent chemotherapy and at first was told it had been ...

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Uch Calls for Understanding On Cervical Cancer Immunisation - AllAfrica.com

November 22, 2014 - 4:28am

Uch Calls for Understanding On Cervical Cancer Immunisation
AllAfrica.com
Ibadan — Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Temitope Alonge, has stressed the importance of immunisation of the young girls between the ages 12 and 20 against cervical cancer. He said immunisation would help in ...

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Mozambique unveils cervical cancer vaccine for school girls - StarAfrica.com

November 21, 2014 - 11:14am

DrBicuspid.com

Mozambique unveils cervical cancer vaccine for school girls
StarAfrica.com
Mozambique's health ministry has launched a cervical cancer vaccine that will be administered primarily through schools in combination with community-based mobile brigades to target those not in schools, APA learns here on Friday.According to ...
Concerns surrounding the HPV vaccineWJCL News
Lincoln County boasts high HPV vaccine numbersWJFW-TV

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ERRATUM: Methylation Patterns of the IFN-γ Gene in Cervical Cancer Tissues - Nature.com

November 21, 2014 - 5:58am

ERRATUM: Methylation Patterns of the IFN-γ Gene in Cervical Cancer Tissues
Nature.com
Huibin Liu was omitted from the author list in the original version of this Article. The Author Contribution Statement should read 'D.M. and C.Y.J. conceived, designed and carried out the experiments, analysed the experimental data and wrote the paper ...

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Amazing journey: Cervical cancer film project turns into two - La Crosse Tribune

November 20, 2014 - 7:34pm

La Crosse Tribune

Amazing journey: Cervical cancer film project turns into two
La Crosse Tribune
Onalaska native Mark Hefti and co-producer Frederic Lumiere started work on a documentary about cervical cancer and HPV three years ago, and they ended up with two films, the just released "Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic" and the upcoming ...

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Amazing journey: Cervical cancer film project turns into two - The Courier Life News

November 20, 2014 - 4:12pm

Amazing journey: Cervical cancer film project turns into two
The Courier Life News
It started with a conversation Hefti had with a woman who worked doing education about cervical cancer and HPV – the human papilloma virus. In the course of their conversation, they decided it would make a great topic for a documentary, and coming from ...

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