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Study: Lesbian women may have higher risk for cervical cancer - WMTW Portland

March 13, 2015 - 7:28pm

Study: Lesbian women may have higher risk for cervical cancer
WMTW Portland
The human papillomavirus is the leading cause of cervical cancer and is most commonly transmitted during heterosexual intercourse. A local doctor said HPV can also be transmitted orally and through skin-to-skin contact. “Men transmit to men, and women ...
Formosa Cancer Foundation warns over HPVChina Post

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Enzo Q2 Revenues Inch up; Lands Conditional NYS Approval for Cervical ... - GenomeWeb

March 13, 2015 - 12:30pm

Enzo Q2 Revenues Inch up; Lands Conditional NYS Approval for Cervical ...
GenomeWeb
"We believe this assay will be used to help guide providers in assessing the risk of progression to cervical cancer and whether colposcopy or follow-up screening should be the preferred course of action," Enzo Biochem Chairman and CEO Elazar Rabbani ...
Enzo Biochem Announces New York State Approval of First FlowScript™ Assay ...Business Wire (press release)

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HPV vaccine fights cervical cancer, more - TheRecordLive.com

March 12, 2015 - 12:18pm

TheRecordLive.com

HPV vaccine fights cervical cancer, more
TheRecordLive.com
If people knew they could protect themselves or their children from cancer, would they take action? Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer; many people know that. But here's a surprise: HPV also causes other increasingly common cancers.

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HPV Vaccine Fights Cervical Cancer, and More - The Cherokeean Herald

March 11, 2015 - 5:00pm

The New Indian Express

HPV Vaccine Fights Cervical Cancer, and More
The Cherokeean Herald
Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer; many people know that. But here's a surprise: HPV also causes other increasingly common cancers. The good news is there's a powerful tool that prevents the virus' spread and the cancers it causes: The ...
'Routine cervical cancer vaccination can prevent 80% deaths'The Guardian Nigeria
Viewpoint: Setting goals in fighting cancerSouth Bend Tribune
Time to rethink 'girls-only' approach to HPV vaccine?Futurity: Research News
U-T San Diego -News-Medical.net
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Phone Intervention Beneficial for Cervical Cancer Survivors - Cancer Therapy Advisor

March 11, 2015 - 2:19pm

Cancer Therapy Advisor

Phone Intervention Beneficial for Cervical Cancer Survivors
Cancer Therapy Advisor
Lari Wenzel, Ph.D., from the University of California at Irvine, and colleagues examined the effect of a PTC intervention on quality of life (QOL) in 204 survivors of cervical cancer who were at least nine and less than 30 months from diagnosis ...
Psychosocial Phone Counseling Aids Cervical Cancer SurvivorsDoctors Lounge

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Psychosocial Phone Counseling Aids Cervical Cancer Survivors - Doctors Lounge

March 11, 2015 - 1:07pm

Psychosocial Phone Counseling Aids Cervical Cancer Survivors
Doctors Lounge
WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A psychosocial telephone counseling (PTC) intervention can be beneficial for cervical cancer survivors, according to a study published online Feb. 23 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Lari Wenzel, Ph.D., ...

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Integration of HIV and cervical cancer screening perceptions and preferences ... - BMC Blogs Network

March 11, 2015 - 12:11am

The Maravi Post

Integration of HIV and cervical cancer screening perceptions and preferences ...
BMC Blogs Network
Background Despite the fact that HIV-positive women carry an increased risk of developing cervical cancer (CC) in comparison with HIV-negative women, HIV and CC screening programs in many developing countries have remained unintegrated.
Malawi's First Lady Gertrude Mutharika Bemoans Low Number of sick Children ...The Maravi Post

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Paclitaxel + carboplatin should be standard option for advanced cervical cancer - Ob.Gyn. News Digital Network

March 11, 2015 - 12:10am

Paclitaxel + carboplatin should be standard option for advanced cervical cancer
Ob.Gyn. News Digital Network
Paclitaxel plus carboplatin was noninferior to paclitaxel plus cisplatin in extending overall survival in incurable metastatic or recurrent cervical cancer in a multicenter open-label randomized phase III clinical trial published online March 3 in ...

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New HPV vaccine could dramatically reduce cervical cancer - WAAY

March 9, 2015 - 3:12pm

WAAY

New HPV vaccine could dramatically reduce cervical cancer
WAAY
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Division of Gynecologic Oncology director Warner Huh, M.D. says a new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has the potential to reduce cervical cancer rates, while reducing the number of exams a woman would ...
Not just for girls: Israeli boys to receive HPV vaccinations tooHaaretz

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Botswana to add cervical cancer immunisation to regular programme - StarAfrica.com

March 9, 2015 - 11:43am

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Botswana to add cervical cancer immunisation to regular programme
StarAfrica.com
The just-ended nationwide Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination roll out could end up in the regular national immunization schedule, a health official said Monday.Ministry of Health spokesperson Doreen Motshegwa said judging by the success of the ...
Health Ministry offers free shots against papilloma virus to 8th-grade boysJerusalem Post Israel News

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Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Distressingly' Low - Medscape

March 8, 2015 - 1:03pm

Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Distressingly' Low
Medscape
Hello. I am Dr Maurie Markman from Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia. I want to briefly discuss a recent report from the CDC regarding screening for cervical cancer. This report describes results of a survey that looked at cervical ...

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Poland cervical cancer death rate highest among EU countries - GlobalPost

March 8, 2015 - 12:25pm

Poland cervical cancer death rate highest among EU countries
GlobalPost
WARSAW, March 8 (Xinhua) -- The death rate of cervical cancer in Poland is 70 percent higher than the European Union average, according to "Cancer Defense" action on Sunday. According to the National Cancer Register, in 2010 more than 3,000 persons ...
Poland Has Highest Cervical Cancer Deaths In EUBernama

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'Vaccination crucial to prevent cervical cancer' - The Hindu

March 6, 2015 - 8:14pm

'Vaccination crucial to prevent cervical cancer'
The Hindu
The number of people dying of cervical cancer in the world is now more than ever before, and health agencies should advise adolescent boys and girls to go in for proper vaccination to prevent them from contracting the disease, said Nobel laureate ...

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Preventing Cervical Cancer - wnep.com

March 6, 2015 - 3:15pm

Preventing Cervical Cancer
wnep.com
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls cervical cancer “highly preventable” in the United States. Unlike a lot of other types of cancer, cervical is very treatable, if it's found early. According to the CDC, cervical cancer used to be the ...

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Mother, teen daughter receive cancer diagnosis at the same time - FOX31 Denver

March 5, 2015 - 9:42pm

FOX31 Denver

Mother, teen daughter receive cancer diagnosis at the same time
FOX31 Denver
DENVER — The fight against cancer created an amazing bond between a mother and her teenage daughter. Missy Shatley was diagnosed with stage two cervical cancer then her 14-year-old daughter Brooke found out she had ovarian cancer. The family ...
Mother, daughter diagnosed with cancer just 13 days apartWKRN.com
Mom, Teenage Daughter Combat Cancer Battles TogetherABC6OnYourSide.com
Mom and daughter diagnosed with cancer13WHAM-TV
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'Vaccination is crucial to preventing cervical cancer' - The Hindu

March 5, 2015 - 8:03pm

'Vaccination is crucial to preventing cervical cancer'
The Hindu
The number of people dying of cervical cancer in the world is now more than ever before, and health agencies should advise adolescent boys and girls to go in for proper vaccination to prevent them from contracting the disease, said Nobel Laureate ...

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Factors Used for Prognosis in Advanced Cervical Cancer - Cancer Network

March 5, 2015 - 6:56pm

Factors Used for Prognosis in Advanced Cervical Cancer
Cancer Network
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network's guidelines currently include chemoradiotherapy as the standard for treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer. “The current Gynecologic Oncology Group [GOG] ancillary data study was undertaken to ...

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Maine bride dies of cancer days after dream wedding - Fox News

March 4, 2015 - 4:38pm

Fox News

Maine bride dies of cancer days after dream wedding
Fox News
According to The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, small cell cervical cancer and large cell cervical cancer are aggressive forms of a larger group of tumors called neuroendocrine cancers, that make up a rare subtype of cervical cancer.
Tragic newlywed loses cancer battle two days after dream wedding to 'best friend'mirror.co.uk

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Self-collected HPV testing viable option for cervical cancer screening - Healio

March 4, 2015 - 7:36am

DesMoinesRegister.com

Self-collected HPV testing viable option for cervical cancer screening
Healio
In addition, it detects disease earlier than cytology and should be considered in cervical cancer screening programs to reduce cost and improve coverage.” – by Anthony SanFilippo. Disclosure: The researchers report no relevant financial disclosures.
Physicians promote anti-cancer effects of HPV vaccinationTaipei Times
Nzelu: Preventing cancer: The role of vaccinesThe Guardian Nigeria
Experts call for free HPV vaccines for girlsFocus Taiwan News Channel
Cedar Valley Daily Times
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Midlands Women Reel Under Effects of Cervical Cancer - AllAfrica.com

March 4, 2015 - 3:36am

Midlands Women Reel Under Effects of Cervical Cancer
AllAfrica.com
Gweru Hospital can only screen 25 women per day for cervical cancer due to resource constraints. Moline had no option but to return to her rural home. But given the transport challenges from Tongogara to Gweru her chances of making it for screening the ...

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