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Women are not getting screened for cervical cancer - WSB Radio

November 5, 2014 - 2:07pm

Women are not getting screened for cervical cancer
WSB Radio
About eight million women ages 21 to 65 years old have not been screened for cervical cancer in the past five years, according to new report from the CDC. More than half of all new cervical cancer cases occur among women who have never been or have ...

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Millions of US women are not getting screened for cervical cancer - PR Newswire (press release)

November 5, 2014 - 1:35pm

Millions of US women are not getting screened for cervical cancer
PR Newswire (press release)
ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite evidence that cervical cancer screening saves lives, about eight million women ages 21 to 65 years have not been screened for cervical cancer in the past five years, according to a new Vital ...

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Amazing Grace: One Woman's Journey With Cervical Cancer - NBCNews.com

November 5, 2014 - 11:08am

NBCNews.com

Amazing Grace: One Woman's Journey With Cervical Cancer
NBCNews.com
When doctors told Michele Baldwin that there was nothing more they could do to treat her cervical cancer, the single mother of three decided to devote what time she had left to one extraordinary feat and a life-saving message. She left her home in New ...

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Woman with Cervical Cancer Boats 700+ Miles Down the Ganges to Spread ... - People Magazine

November 5, 2014 - 9:34am

Woman with Cervical Cancer Boats 700+ Miles Down the Ganges to Spread ...
People Magazine
Baldwin, 45 and a mother of three, decided to travel to India – the country with the highest mortality rate from cervical cancer in the world – and paddle board down the Ganges River to spread awareness about the disease. Baldwin's journey ended up ...

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Cervical cancer screening firm TruScreen to list on small-cap NZAX - The National Business Review (subscription)

November 4, 2014 - 11:57pm

Cervical cancer screening firm TruScreen to list on small-cap NZAX
The National Business Review (subscription)
TruScreen, which develops a cervical cancer screening system, plans to join the small-cap NZX Alternative Market next week in a compliance listing. The Auckland-based company will list its 144.4 million ordinary shares on the NZAX on Nov. 12 and won't ...

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Kidney Condition Adds Morbidity in Cervical Cancer - Cancer Network

November 3, 2014 - 2:43pm

Kidney Condition Adds Morbidity in Cervical Cancer
Cancer Network
Hydronephrosis, essentially a swelling of the kidney, develops when a blockage in the renal collecting system results in distention of renal calyces. “Women with cervical cancer often develop this complication as a result of tumor or lymph node ...

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Mozambique Tackles Its Twin Burden of Cervical Cancer and HIV - Inter Press Service

November 3, 2014 - 3:23am

Mozambique Tackles Its Twin Burden of Cervical Cancer and HIV
Inter Press Service
Its nurses had just been trained and equipped to detect cervical cancer. An invasive growth was found and the patient referred to Maputo Central Hospital (HCM, in Portuguese). Chemotherapy started in June. When IPS met her, she had just finished the ...

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KMT's Taipei mayoral candidate proposes free cervical cancer vaccines - Focus Taiwan News Channel

November 1, 2014 - 8:54am

Focus Taiwan News Channel

KMT's Taipei mayoral candidate proposes free cervical cancer vaccines
Focus Taiwan News Channel
1 (CNA) Sean Lien, the ruling Kuomintang's (KMT's) candidate for Taipei mayor, suggested Saturday that the municipal government offer free vaccines for junior high school girls to help prevent cervical cancer. The proposal to vaccinate school-aged ...

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The HPV Vaccine's Power to Prevent Cancer - U.S. News & World Report

November 1, 2014 - 5:07am

The HPV Vaccine's Power to Prevent Cancer
U.S. News & World Report
The human papillomavirus vaccine, commonly known by its commercial names, Gardasil and Cervarix, is best known for protecting against cervical cancer in women. Lesser known is that it also protects against anal, penile and oropharyngeal cancers, the ...

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'Lady Ganga': What she did with just a few months to live - CNN

November 1, 2014 - 2:59am

CNN

'Lady Ganga': What she did with just a few months to live
CNN
Baldwin, a 45-year-old single mother, was diagnosed with late-stage cervical cancer in 2011. Doctors gave her just a few months to live. So she decided to use the time she had left to make a difference. Lumiere met Baldwin shortly after she returned ...

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Cervical cancer screening rates in Peel lower than provincial average - Mississauga

October 31, 2014 - 4:05pm

Cervical cancer screening rates in Peel lower than provincial average
Mississauga
But, we are continuing to work with communities to ensure women understand the importance of regular screening even past the age of 60, as the risk of developing cervical cancer still exists. Cancer screening saves lives and the Pap test has proven to ...

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Cervical cancer screening rates in Peel lower than provincial average - Brampton Guardian

October 31, 2014 - 4:05pm

Cervical cancer screening rates in Peel lower than provincial average
Brampton Guardian
But, we are continuing to work with communities to ensure women understand the importance of regular screening even past the age of 60, as the risk of developing cervical cancer still exists. Cancer screening saves lives and the Pap test has proven to ...

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Could Japanese shiitake mushrooms kill the HPV virus that causes cervical ... - Daily Mail

October 31, 2014 - 1:53pm

Daily Mail

Could Japanese shiitake mushrooms kill the HPV virus that causes cervical ...
Daily Mail
A Japanese mushroom could hold the key to killing the virus that causes cervical cancer. The Human papilloma virus (HPV) is a common, and highly contagious, infection that affects skin and the moist membrane linings of the body, for example, in the ...
Supplement shows promise in fighting HPVHouston Chronicle
75% of sexually active women get HPVIrish Examiner
9 per cent of women have HPV infections: StudyAsiaOne

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Cervical cancer screening rates in Peel lower than provincial average CANCER ... - Mississauga

October 31, 2014 - 1:46pm

Cervical cancer screening rates in Peel lower than provincial average CANCER ...
Mississauga
PEEL — Cervical cancer screening by women over the age of 60 in Mississauga and Brampton is below the provincial average, according to an Ontario organization that works to eliminate the disease. Cancer Care Ontario said the number of women getting ...

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Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear - NPR (blog)

October 31, 2014 - 1:36pm

NPR (blog)

Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear
NPR (blog)
"So, did Grandma ever have a Pap smear?" A strange question for a son to ask his mom, as I did last Thursday, but it came to mind because of careHPV. The careHPV test is a quick, simple DNA test for the primary cause of cervical cancer — human ...

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Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear - KCBX

October 31, 2014 - 11:29am

KCBX

Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear
KCBX
But "Pap just hasn't worked for developing countries," says Scott Wittet, an advocate for cervical cancer prevention at PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that worked with the biotech company Qiagen and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to ...

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Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear - WESM

October 31, 2014 - 11:00am

WESM

Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear
WESM
But "Pap just hasn't worked for developing countries," says Scott Wittet, an advocate for cervical cancer prevention at PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that worked with the biotech company Qiagen and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to ...

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Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear - WABE 90.1 FM

October 31, 2014 - 10:58am

WABE 90.1 FM

Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear
WABE 90.1 FM
But "Pap just hasn't worked for developing countries," says Scott Wittet, an advocate for cervical cancer prevention at PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that worked with the biotech company Qiagen and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to ...

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Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear - KNAU Arizona Public Radio

October 31, 2014 - 10:48am

KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear
KNAU Arizona Public Radio
But "Pap just hasn't worked for developing countries," says Scott Wittet, an advocate for cervical cancer prevention at PATH, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that worked with the biotech company Qiagen and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to ...

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Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear - ideastream

October 31, 2014 - 10:44am

Why My Grandma Never Had A Pap Smear
ideastream
The careHPV test is a quick, simple DNA test for the primary cause of cervical cancer — human papillomavirus (HPV) — could overcome serious obstacles to screening for cervical cancer in developing countries. Rather than visit a doctor who prods the ...

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