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Women urged to keep cervical cancer screening test - Fenland Citizen

February 17, 2015 - 10:08am

Fenland Citizen

Women urged to keep cervical cancer screening test
Fenland Citizen
The Cambridgeshire County Council Health Committee recently looked at this issue and were concerned that the percentage of women attending cervical cancer screening in Cambridgeshire is falling. Cervical screening is recommended every three years for ...

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Staying safe from cervical cancer - The Nation

February 16, 2015 - 1:03pm

The Nation

Staying safe from cervical cancer
The Nation
For years the most common cancer found among Thai women, cervical cancer has now been overtaken by breast cancer. That's not to say the incidence has decreased. Today, 8,184 new cases are being diagnosed every year - that's 22 a day - and the ...

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Study: Lesbians Have Greater Risk of Developing Cervical Cancer Than Straight ... - Rainbow Times

February 13, 2015 - 1:37pm

Rainbow Times

Study: Lesbians Have Greater Risk of Developing Cervical Cancer Than Straight ...
Rainbow Times
According to a study by the University of Washington School of Nursing published in January 2015, lesbians are at a greater risk of cervical cancer than their straight counterparts. Adult nurse practitioner Lindsay Waterman paired up with UW's ...

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Botswana rolls out cervical cancer vaccination campaign - StarAfrica.com

February 13, 2015 - 12:29pm

Medical Xpress

Botswana rolls out cervical cancer vaccination campaign
StarAfrica.com
A five-year comprehensive prevention and control strategy (2012-2016), launched in 2012 by the Ministry of Health, introduced a robust and sustainable plan that finally put cervical cancer on the priority disease hit-list for the country. HIV poses a ...
HPV vaccine highly effective against multiple cancer-causing strainsMedical Xpress
Public Release: 13-Feb-2015 HPV vaccine highly effective against multiple ...EurekAlert (press release)

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New Drug Development to Focus on the Genetics of Cervical Cancer - Drug Discovery & Development

February 13, 2015 - 9:18am

Drug Discovery & Development

New Drug Development to Focus on the Genetics of Cervical Cancer
Drug Discovery & Development
Researcher Dr Tsitsi Chituku is taking part in a project that seeks to learn more about the genetic factors that make some women more susceptible to cervical cancer. (Credit: University of Huddersfield) University of Huddersfield researcher Dr Tsitsi ...
UK: Zim researcher tackles cervical cancerNew Zimbabwe.com
UK: Zim researcher tackles cervical cancer geneticsThe Zimbabwean
Cancer Locks a Deadly Grip on Africa, Yet It's Barely NoticedInter Press Service

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UK: Zim researcher tackles cervical cancer - New Zimbabwe.com

February 13, 2015 - 12:44am

New Zimbabwe.com

UK: Zim researcher tackles cervical cancer
New Zimbabwe.com
UNIVERSITY of Huddersfield researcher Dr Tsitsi Chituku is taking part in a project that seeks to learn more about the genetic factors that make some women more susceptible to cervical cancer. It was a recent visit to Africa, to carry out a health ...
UK: Zim researcher tackles cervical cancer geneticsThe Zimbabwean
Cancer's Deadly Grip On Africa, Yet It's Barely NoticedInter Press Service

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Lesbians Are Less Likely To Get Screened For Cervical Cancer, And That's Just ... - Bustle

February 12, 2015 - 3:19pm

Bustle

Lesbians Are Less Likely To Get Screened For Cervical Cancer, And That's Just ...
Bustle
Nobody really likes going to the gynecologist, but it's a painful necessity so that we don't run the risk of missing something like, say, cervical cancer in its early stages. For homosexual women, however, that risk is significantly higher, and it's ...
Many Women Willing to Extend Cervical Cancer Screening IntervalsCancer Network
Cervical cancer risk for lesbiansTimes LIVE

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'I was too scared to have a smear test - but dying is worse' says mum with ... - Express.co.uk

February 12, 2015 - 11:01am

Express.co.uk

'I was too scared to have a smear test - but dying is worse' says mum with ...
Express.co.uk
Amanda Booth was diagnosed with cervical cancer in June last year aged just 27. She had chemotherapy and radiotherapy to fight the disease, but unfortunately the treatment was unsuccessful. Now tragically nothing more can be done for the 28-year-old ...
Terminally-ill mum was too scared to have smear test - then doctors diagnosed ...Mirror.co.uk

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New drug development to focus on the genetics of cervical cancer - Medical Xpress

February 12, 2015 - 10:49am

Medical Xpress

New drug development to focus on the genetics of cervical cancer
Medical Xpress
University of Huddersfield researcher Dr Tsitsi Chituku is taking part in a project that seeks to learn more about the genetic factors that make some women more susceptible to cervical cancer. It was a recent visit to Africa, to carry out a health ...

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Groundbreaking research aims to provide more effective treatment for women ... - News-Medical.net

February 12, 2015 - 8:45am

Groundbreaking research aims to provide more effective treatment for women ...
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UNIVERSITY of Huddersfield researcher Dr Tsitsi Chituku is taking part in a project that seeks to learn more about the genetic factors that make some women more susceptible to cervical cancer. It was a recent visit to Africa, to carry out a health ...

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Breast and cervical cancer screenings available in Logan - Logan Daily News

February 12, 2015 - 2:02am

Breast and cervical cancer screenings available in Logan
Logan Daily News
LOGAN — Free breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University Heritage College of Ostcopathic Medicine's (OU-HCOM) Communmity Health Program's Mobile Health Van on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the ...

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Twelve-Year Study Suggests Procedures to Prevent Cervical Cancer Do Not ... - PR Newswire (press release)

February 11, 2015 - 6:43pm

Twelve-Year Study Suggests Procedures to Prevent Cervical Cancer Do Not ...
PR Newswire (press release)
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Common surgical procedures used to diagnose and treat precancerous cervical lesions do not decrease women's chances of becoming pregnant, according to a study that followed nearly 100,000 women for ...
Kaiser study finds fertility unaffected by common cervical proceduresPortland Business Journal (blog)
Surgical procedures to treat pre-cancerous cervical lesions do not affect ...Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Lesbians Are Less Likely to Be Screened for Cervical Cancer - Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

February 11, 2015 - 6:31pm

Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

Lesbians Are Less Likely to Be Screened for Cervical Cancer
Cosmopolitan.com (blog)
In incredibly unfair news, lesbian women may have a higher risk of cervical cancer than heterosexual women for the all-time dumbest reason: Lesbians are less likely to be screened for HPV, the virus that causes cervical cancer when left untreated ...

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Twelve-year study suggests procedures to prevent cervical cancer do not affect ... - Medical Xpress

February 11, 2015 - 3:14pm

Twelve-year study suggests procedures to prevent cervical cancer do not affect ...
Medical Xpress
Common surgical procedures used to diagnose and treat precancerous cervical lesions do not decrease women's chances of becoming pregnant, according to a study that followed nearly 100,000 women for up to 12 years.
Kaiser study finds fertility unaffected by common cervical proceduresPortland Business Journal (blog)
Surgical procedures to treat pre-cancerous cervical lesions do not affect ...Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Public Release: 11-Feb-2015 Twelve-year study suggests procedures to prevent ... - EurekAlert (press release)

February 11, 2015 - 3:03pm

Public Release: 11-Feb-2015 Twelve-year study suggests procedures to prevent ...
EurekAlert (press release)
If these lesions are found, the women may have a LEEP procedure, cryotherapy or another surgical procedure to remove the cells so they don't progress to cervical cancer. "This is great news for the millions of women who have one of these procedures ...

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Advaxis teams up with Incyte in cervical cancer - Seeking Alpha (registration)

February 11, 2015 - 12:50pm

Advaxis teams up with Incyte in cervical cancer
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will collaborate on a non-exclusive basis to evaluate the effectiveness of the combination therapy for the treatment of cervical cancer. Both firms will conduct and fund the study, which will commence ...
Advaxis Forms Clinical Trial Collaboration With Incyte to Evaluate ...MarketWatch
ANIK Makes Regulatory Submissions, ADXS Joins Hands With INCY, IMDZ On ...Nasdaq

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Doctors' Assumptions On Sex Heighten Lesbians' Cervical Cancer Risk - Medical Daily

February 11, 2015 - 11:57am

Doctors' Assumptions On Sex Heighten Lesbians' Cervical Cancer Risk
Medical Daily
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Lesbians may be at higher risk of cervical cancer because they get fewer screenings than heterosexual women, due partly to doctors' sometimes incorrect assumptions about their sexual history, University of Washington researchers ...

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Lesbians may be at heightened risk of cervical cancer, study says - Fox News

February 11, 2015 - 8:37am

Fox News

Lesbians may be at heightened risk of cervical cancer, study says
Fox News
Lesbians may be at higher risk of cervical cancer because they get fewer screenings than heterosexual women, due partly to doctors' sometimes incorrect assumptions about their sexual history, University of Washington researchers said on Tuesday.
Many Women Willing to Extend Cervical Cancer Screening IntervalsCancer Network
Lesbians Are Less Likely to Be Screened for Cervical CancerCosmopolitan.com (blog)
Lesbians Are Less Likely To Get Screened For Cervical Cancer, And That's Just ...Bustle

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Doctors' assumptions on sex heighten lesbians' cervical cancer risk: study - Reuters

February 10, 2015 - 8:31pm

Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

Doctors' assumptions on sex heighten lesbians' cervical cancer risk: study
Reuters
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Lesbians may be at higher risk of cervical cancer because they get fewer screenings than heterosexual women, due partly to doctors' sometimes incorrect assumptions about their sexual history, University of Washington researchers ...
Many Women Willing to Extend Cervical Cancer Screening IntervalsCancer Network
Lesbians Are Less Likely to Be Screened for Cervical CancerCosmopolitan.com (blog)
Cervical cancer risk for lesbiansTimes LIVE

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Taking the scare factor out of cervical cancer - KSL.com

February 9, 2015 - 5:12pm

Miami's Community Newspapers

Taking the scare factor out of cervical cancer
KSL.com
More than 700,000 cases of severe dysplasia in the United States require treatment every year. Many of those cases occur in women during their childbearing years. While current treatment of severe dysplasia is highly successful at preventing cervical ...
Is the HPV vaccine effective in fighting cervical cancer?Miami's Community Newspapers
'Routine cervical cancer vaccination can prevent 80% deaths'The Guardian Nigeria
Letters on cancer screening, Barry BeachGreat Falls Tribune
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