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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
NEWS.com.au
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

Raw Story

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

Medical News Today

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 ...
Urine test for cervical cancer virus offers less invasive alternative to ...Bangor Daily News
Urine-based HPV test 'feasible alternative for cervical cancer screening'Medical News Today

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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, ...
Cancer-fighting cocktail shows promising results for advanced cervical cancerNews-Medical.net
Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for ...Science Codex
Famous Women Who Battled Gynecological CancersMadame Noire

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Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for ... - Medical Xpress

September 16, 2014 - 9:24am

Oncology Nurse Advisor

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.
For patients with advanced cervical cancer, cisplatin plus pemetrexed may be ...Oncology Nurse Advisor
Famous Women Who Battled Gynecological CancersMadame Noire

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Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for ... - Science Codex

September 16, 2014 - 9:02am

Science Codex

Cancer-fighting cocktail demonstrates promising results as treatment for ...
Science Codex
DALLAS – September 15, 2014 – 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 ...
Cancer-fighting cocktail shows promising results for advanced cervical cancerNews-Medical.net
For patients with advanced cervical cancer, cisplatin plus pemetrexed may be ...Oncology Nurse Advisor
Famous Women Who Battled Gynecological CancersMadame Noire

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HPV Cervical Cancer Jab Could Prevent Almost 90 Deaths Every Year - Huffington Post UK

September 16, 2014 - 6:46am

Daily Mail

HPV Cervical Cancer Jab Could Prevent Almost 90 Deaths Every Year
Huffington Post UK
Experts have said that if 96% of girls decided to have the vaccine, which protects against the human papilloma virus, then 198 cervical cancer cases and 87 deaths could be prevented every year. The figures from researchers at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK ...
Stark Differences in Cancer Screening for Young, Old WomenAllAfrica.com
Teenage girls urged to have jabshropshirestar.com

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Cancer-fighting cocktail shows promising results for advanced cervical cancer - News-Medical.net

September 16, 2014 - 6:16am

Cancer-fighting cocktail shows promising results for advanced cervical cancer
News-Medical.net
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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Researchers: Cervical cancer vaccination linked to symptoms affecting nervous ... - Asahi Shimbun

September 16, 2014 - 4:49am

Researchers: Cervical cancer vaccination linked to symptoms affecting nervous ...
Asahi Shimbun
One-third of side effects felt by patients who received a vaccine against cervical cancer are believed to be caused by a dysfunction within the central nervous system, a study suggests. “There is a possibility that a change is taking place inside the ...

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Govt Introduces Life-Saving Cervical Cancer Vaccine - The Herald

September 15, 2014 - 11:50pm

Science Network Western Australia

Govt Introduces Life-Saving Cervical Cancer Vaccine
The Herald
Government has introduced the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine in a bid to end cervical cancer-related deaths among women in the country. Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa launched the new life saving vaccine at Dulibadzimu ...
Minister Launches Cancer Vaccination SchemeAllAfrica.com
To Your Good Health: Any vaccine carries risk, but facts can allay concernColumbus Dispatch
A discussion of the HPV vaccineSTLtoday.com
Insurance News Net -South Asia Mail
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Govt moves to reduce cervical cancer deaths - New Zimbabwe.com

September 15, 2014 - 11:11pm

Govt moves to reduce cervical cancer deaths
New Zimbabwe.com
THE government has introduced the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine in an effort to reduce cervical cancer deaths among women. Health Minister David Parirenyatwa launched the new life-saving vaccine at Dulibadzimu Stadium in Beitbridge on ...

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India Ranks First in Cervical Cancer Deaths - The New Indian Express

September 15, 2014 - 8:48pm

India Ranks First in Cervical Cancer Deaths
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: “Cancer is a disease that does not spare people of any age or nation,” former director of NIMS Kakarla Subba Rao said while speaking at a conference on 'Recent Advances in Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy' organised by OMICS, publisher of ...

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Hundreds of girls taken to hospital after mass fainting spell linked to ... - Daily Mail

September 15, 2014 - 6:11am

Daily Mail

Hundreds of girls taken to hospital after mass fainting spell linked to ...
Daily Mail
A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer. Authorities say they still ...

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White Sox quilt raffle benefits breast and cervical cancer program - The Times (subscription)

September 14, 2014 - 6:22pm

White Sox quilt raffle benefits breast and cervical cancer program
The Times (subscription)
The goal of this program is to reduce mortality from breast and cervical cancer by offering screening services such as mammograms and pap smears. All funds provided by the quilt will be used for women in La Salle County who are younger than 35, non- or ...

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Cervical Cancer Screening a Hit At Gweru Hospital - AllAfrica.com

September 14, 2014 - 2:15am

Cervical Cancer Screening a Hit At Gweru Hospital
AllAfrica.com
GWERU Provincial Hospital, the only hospital in Zimbabwe offering Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid and Cerviogracography (VIAC), an advanced cervical cancer screening method, says it is overwhelmed by the numbers of women seeking the service.

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Cancer: Gweru hospital battles to cope - New Zimbabwe.com

September 13, 2014 - 10:54pm

Cancer: Gweru hospital battles to cope
New Zimbabwe.com
GWERU Provincial Hospital, the only hospital in Zimbabwe offering Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid and Cerviogracography (VIAC), an advanced cervical cancer screening method, says it is overwhelmed by the numbers of women seeking the service.

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Timebomb fear over low cervical cancer test uptake - Edinburgh Evening News

September 12, 2014 - 7:18am

Edinburgh Evening News

Timebomb fear over low cervical cancer test uptake
Edinburgh Evening News
LOTHIAN is facing a cervical cancer timebomb after it was revealed the number of women attending screenings has reached an all-time low. Experts have warned thousands of women are putting themselves at risk by missing the routine test because they are ...
Inviting Ontarians to screen for cancerCanada NewsWire (press release)
Ontarians to receive cancer screening program informationInsideHalton.com
Ontarians reminded to go for cancer screeningToronto Sun

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HPV vaccination rates low nationwide - Orlando Sentinel

September 11, 2014 - 9:40pm

The Gay UK

HPV vaccination rates low nationwide
Orlando Sentinel
Because most cervical cancer cases and some less common malignancies are caused by human papillomavirus, or HPV, area physicians and public health experts were thrilled when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2006 approved the first vaccine ...
3 Things You Need to Know About HPVBustle
CDC: children not receiving preventative careMedical Marketing and Media
HPV Vaccination Recommendations from CDC PublishedHCPLive
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Texoma woman fulfilling sister's last wish to spread awareness of cervical cancer - KTEN

September 11, 2014 - 8:30pm

Texoma woman fulfilling sister's last wish to spread awareness of cervical cancer
KTEN
DENISON -- According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed and more than 4,000 die each year from cervical cancer. More >>. DENISON -- According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 12,000 women are ...

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