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January 26, 2015 - 8:12pm
St. George Daily Spectrum
Infection can play role in cervical cancer
St. George Daily Spectrum
It isn't clear what causes cervical cancer, but it's certain that HPV plays a role. HPV is very common, and most women with the virus never develop cervical cancer. This means other factors such as environment or lifestyle choices can also determine ...
January 26, 2015 - 8:11pm
Nurse's Notes: Start year right by screening for cervical health
January has been designated by Congress as Cervical Health Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates that in the U.S. in 2015, about 12,900 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed and about 4,100 women will die from ...
January 26, 2015 - 5:50pm
RNA Test for HPV Helps Stratify Cervical Cancer Risk
A test for several dangerous strains of high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) using messenger RNA was shown to be reliable and effective for cervical cancer risk stratification among women with atypical results of a Papanicolaou (Pap) test, according to ...
January 26, 2015 - 2:54pm
Get screened for cervical cancer
Dr. Catherine Staropoli, chief of women's health for the VA Maryland Health Care System, stresses the importance of screening for cervical cancer. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. Advertising. Video Transcript. 7:19. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT CERVICAL ...
January 26, 2015 - 12:34pm
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Mum, 54, reveals 'I mistook cancer for the ...
Then aged 51, Amanda still had regular periods and admitted, “cancer didn't really ever cross my mind.” Intermenstrual and post-coital bleeding are common symptoms of cervical cancer, but spotting and irregular periods can also be linked to early ...
January 26, 2015 - 12:21pm
Letter: Test, vaccinate to prevent cervical cancer
Salt Lake Tribune
At the end of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, we would like to stress the critical importance of cervical cancer prevention efforts year-round. Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women worldwide. Papanicolaou testing ...
'If it wasn't for a smear test my daughter might not be here. And neither would I' - Telegraph.co.uk
January 26, 2015 - 11:56am
'If it wasn't for a smear test my daughter might not be here. And neither would I'
... smear test now. It might seem daunting, but it doesn't hurt. It takes five minutes, if that. There's nothing to be embarrassed about. Just do it. As told to Radhika Sanghani. For more information about Cervical Cancer Prevention Week visit Jo's ...
A smear test could, quite literally, save your life. It saved mineThe Independent
'If it wasn't for a smear test my daughter may well not be here And neither ...WPX News
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January 26, 2015 - 10:55am
WV Health Officials Trying To Raise Awareness About Cervical Cancer
“Cervical cancer deaths decreased 70 percent between 1955 and 1992 and continue to decline each year due to increasing use of the Pap test,” Bush said. “The HPV vaccine is nearly 100 percent effective in preventing the most common types of HPV-related ...
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January 26, 2015 - 9:40am
Cervical cancer rates in under 35s soar as number having smear tests fall
The number of young women diagnosed with cervical cancer has soared in the last decade, as new figures reveal more than one million failed to attend smear tests last year. Over the last 10 years, cases of the disease in women aged 25 to 29 have soared ...
January 26, 2015 - 6:24am
Cervical cancer cases on the rise as shy women avoiding "embarrassing ...
Cervical cancer cases have grown by a third in ten years as the number of women having smear tests is falling. The number of women below the age of 35 diagnosed with the disease rose from 500 in 2002, to 727 in 2012, according to statistics obtained by ...
January 26, 2015 - 6:11am
Cervical Cancer Prevention week: Share your #SmearForSmear selfie with us
Today, at the start of Cervical Cancer Prevention week, Jo's Trust wants to highlight the one in three young women who fail to attend cervical screenings when invited, particularly those in the 25-29 age bracket. 20% of young women believe that the ...
January 26, 2015 - 5:19am
Increase in number of young British women being diagnosed with cervical cancer
Robert Music, Chief Executive for Jo's Trust said: “Every day we see the devastating impact a cervical cancer diagnosis can have on both a woman and her loved ones. But to know that for those that delayed their screening before diagnosis, this could ...
January 26, 2015 - 1:08am
The News Journal
You Were Wondering: What causes cervical cancer?
The News Journal
Research is still developing, but there are many risk factors that can contribute to cervical cancer such as smoking, HIV, clamydia infection, being overweight, a diet low in fruits and vegetables, long-term use of oral contraceptives like birth ...
January 25, 2015 - 9:20pm
Screening to stop a killer: Early detection key to curing cervical cancer
Corvallis Gazette Times
In most cases, Curtis said in an interview last week, cervical cancer is caused by HPV, human papillomavirus. The virus is common: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that nearly all sexually active men and women get it at some ...
Cervical cancer: Charity urges women to post messy lipstick selfies to promote ... - The Independent
January 25, 2015 - 7:55am
Cervical cancer: Charity urges women to post messy lipstick selfies to promote ...
Amy, who discovered she had early stages of cervical cancer, told Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust that she only found out what her abnormal symptoms indicated – which included bleeding and inflammation – when she got the results back from her smear test.
January 25, 2015 - 4:20am
Study recommends earlier screenings for young cervical cancer survivors
Tyler Morning Telegraph
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a designation made by Congress to raise cervical cancer awareness and education and encourage research into its cause, prevention, early diagnosis and treatment. This month, we especially celebrate the lives ...
January 25, 2015 - 3:16am
Screening for cervical cancer saves lives
PORTSMOUTH — Every woman of a certain age will remember the medical advice to get a Pap test yearly in order to help prevent cervical cancer, but that recommendation no longer holds true. “There have been a lot of changes over the past 10 years,” said ...
January 25, 2015 - 1:11am
New test spurs debate over best cervical cancer detection
The Elkhart Truth
The Food and Drug Administration in April approved the use of Roche's cobas HPV test as a primary screening tool against cervical cancer. The test can determine whether a woman is infected with HPV and whether the type of HPV she has is one of the two ...
January 24, 2015 - 5:00pm
OncoBriefs: PDE5 Use and Prostate Cancer, H&N, Cervical Ca
Throughout the period reviewed, black women had a higher cervical cancer mortality than women of other races and compared with the overall rate. Mortality exceeded 5% at the start of the review period but declined for most of the period, albeit more ...
January 24, 2015 - 4:04am
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Officials with the West Virginia Immunization Network are reminding state residents to take steps to prevent cervical cancer this month, which is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. West Virginia has the second-highest rate of cervical cancer in the ...
Portable Cervical Cancer Treatment May Help Women In Remote Areas Receive ...Medical Daily
Health 101: The questions to ask about cervical cancerHerald & Review
Arizona Oncology Reminds Women to Get Screened Regularly for Cervical CancerRock Hill Herald (press release)
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