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Africa could face cervical cancer epidemic - New Era

July 24, 2014 - 4:08am

Health-e

Africa could face cervical cancer epidemic
New Era
This appeal was made against the backdrop of over 23 million of the 34 million HIV-positive people in the world living in Africa, and the fact that cervical cancer is directly linked to HIV-positive women. Cervical cancer kills an estimated 275 000 ...
First lady puts women's cancer on Zuma's agendaHealth-e
African first ladies move to help fight cancerStarAfrica.com
First Lady, Lordina Mahama At 8th SCCA Confab (Photos)Peace FM Online

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33000 girls vaccinated against cervical cancer - GhanaWeb

July 24, 2014 - 12:17am

33000 girls vaccinated against cervical cancer
GhanaWeb
More than 33,000 girls aged nine to 13 have been vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) to protect them from cervical cancer in the country. The beneficiaries were from 17 districts in the Northern, Central and Greater Accra regions as part ...

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Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offer - Reading Post

July 23, 2014 - 9:35am

Reading Post

Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offer
Reading Post
Dr Elizabeth Johnston, GP at University Medical Practice and chairwoman of the South Reading CCG, said: “About 3,000 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer every year. However, early detection and treatment can help prevent cancer.

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HPV screening could predict cervical cancer better than Pap test - International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics

July 23, 2014 - 4:37am

HPV screening could predict cervical cancer better than Pap test
International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
These are the findings of a new study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health in the US, which suggests that a negative HPV test could offer greater assurance against the risk of cervical cancer than the other method.
HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer riskThe Globe and Mail
Five things you need to know about Pap, HPV, and pelvic testsVox

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Alarm as killer cervical cancer rages country's women - The Standard Digital News

July 23, 2014 - 4:03am

The Standard Digital News

Alarm as killer cervical cancer rages country's women
The Standard Digital News
There is increasing alarm about cervical cancer in Kenya as the killer disease continues ravaging thousands of women in the country every year. Medical specialists are worried that too many women are developing the cancer unnecessarily and facing the ...
Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offerReading Post

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WHO: cervical cancer six times more prevalent in Kenya than in western countries - The Standard Digital News

July 23, 2014 - 3:26am

WHO: cervical cancer six times more prevalent in Kenya than in western countries
The Standard Digital News
Nairobi, Kenya: Women and medical practitioners are alarmed over the increasing cases of cervical cancer in Kenya as the killer disease continues affecting thousands of women every year. Medical specialists say too many women are developing the cancer ...

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Kenya to Host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference - AllAfrica.com

July 23, 2014 - 2:00am

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Kenya to Host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference
AllAfrica.com
The Forum of African First Ladies against Breast, Cervical and Prostate Cancer (SCCA) has chosen Kenya to host the 9th Conference next year. Co-founder and Director General of Nikky Breast & Cervical Cancer Foundation, Princess Nikky Onyeri made the ...
First Lady Lordina attends cervical cancer conferenceGhanaWeb
First Lady Lordina Mahama in Windhoek Namibia for Cervical Cancer ConferenceGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
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First Lady Lordina attends cervical cancer conference - GhanaWeb

July 22, 2014 - 4:24pm

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

First Lady Lordina attends cervical cancer conference
GhanaWeb
The eighth 'Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa' Conference has opened in Windhoek, Namibia. It is being attended by African First Ladies, including Ghana's Lordina Dramani Mahama, their technical advisers and health officials.
First Lady Lordina Mahama in Windhoek Namibia for Cervical Cancer ConferenceGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
Make healthier choices to be free from cancer, First Lady saysKenya Broadcasting Corporation

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HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer risk - The Globe and Mail

July 22, 2014 - 3:24pm

HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer risk
The Globe and Mail
Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study. Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable assurance that they wouldn't ...
HPV screening could predict cervical cancer better than Pap testInternational Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Five things you need to know about Pap, HPV, and pelvic testsVox

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Mom Dies Of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Tell Her She's Too Young For Pap - Opposing Views

July 22, 2014 - 12:07pm

Opposing Views

Mom Dies Of Cervical Cancer After Doctors Tell Her She's Too Young For Pap
Opposing Views
A 23-year-old British mother died of cervical cancer after she explained her symptoms to doctors on nine separate occasions and doctors refused to give her a Pap smear because they said she was too young. Keely Devine spent the last four months of her ...

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Mrs Lordina Mahama (fourth from left) with other First Ladies and the ... - Ghana News Agency

July 22, 2014 - 5:03am

Ghana News Agency

Mrs Lordina Mahama (fourth from left) with other First Ladies and the ...
Ghana News Agency
A release from the Presidency at Flagstaff House copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Monday, stated that the deliberations of the conference will focus on the “Move Forward To End Cervical Cancer by 2030” campaign. Mrs. Mahama who left Accra ...
First Lady Lordina Mahama in Windhoek Namibia for Cervical Cancer ConferenceGhana Broadcasting Corporation
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
Kenya's First Lady Attends Cancer Forum in WindhoekCapital FM

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Federal Cervical Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives - Medscape

July 21, 2014 - 9:55pm

Medscape

Federal Cervical Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives
Medscape
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), a cervical cancer screening program targeted to poor and medically underserved women, has reduced cancer-related deaths and improved quality of life, investigators say.

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Federal Cervical Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives - Medscape

July 21, 2014 - 9:55pm

Medscape

Federal Cervical Cancer Screening Program Saves Lives
Medscape
The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP), a cervical cancer screening program targeted to poor and medically underserved women, has reduced cancer-related deaths and improved quality of life, investigators say.

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Mother dies from cervical cancer after 'doctors said she was too young for ... - Express.co.uk

July 21, 2014 - 5:02pm

Express.co.uk

Mother dies from cervical cancer after 'doctors said she was too young for ...
Express.co.uk
She said: "Although cervical cancer in young women is rare, our specialist medical law team has dealt with a number of cases involving women in their twenties from across the country whose cervical cancer was initially missed by doctors. "Delays in ...
Young mum dies of cancer after blundering doctors miss signs of disease for ...Mirror.co.uk
Mother died of cervical cancer after 'doctors missed signs nine times and ...Daily Mail
Heartbroken Mother Sues NHS After Doctors Missed Signs Of Daughter's ...Yahoo Lifestyle UK
Yorkshire Evening Post
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HPV Test better at Detecting Cervical Cancer than the Pap Smear - Counsel & Heal

July 21, 2014 - 3:58pm

Counsel & Heal

HPV Test better at Detecting Cervical Cancer than the Pap Smear
Counsel & Heal
According to new research, the traditional Pap smear might no longer be the way to go for detecting cervical cancer. Researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) concluded that the HPV test was more effective than the Pap smear in ...

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HPV test may be best for assessing cervical cancer risk - Health24.com

July 21, 2014 - 10:38am

HPV test may be best for assessing cervical cancer risk
Health24.com
The researchers followed women who had a negative Pap or HPV test to see whether they developed cervical cancer during the next three years. They also looked at how many women developed cervical cancer in the five years following cotesting.

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HPV test better to assess cervical cancer risk - Trinidad Guardian

July 20, 2014 - 9:37pm

Trinidad Guardian

HPV test better to assess cervical cancer risk
Trinidad Guardian
Testing for human papillomavirus (HPV) may be the best way to know whether a woman is at risk of developing cervical cancer in the near future, according to a new study. Negative HPV tests provided women with more reliable assurance that they wouldn't ...

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First Lady arrives in Namibia for cervical cancer Confab - GhanaWeb

July 20, 2014 - 5:08pm

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

First Lady arrives in Namibia for cervical cancer Confab
GhanaWeb
The First Lady, Mrs. Lordina Dramani Mahama, has arrived in Windhoek Namibia to participate in a Conference of African First Ladies working against cervical cancer. Dubbed the 8th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference, the African First Ladies will ...
8th Stop Cancer in Africa Conference Starts in Windhoek NamibiaAllAfrica.com
Lordina Mahama at 8TH SCCA CONFAB in Namibiaspyghana.com
Make healthier choices to be free from cancer, First Lady saysKenya Broadcasting Corporation
StarAfrica.com -Capital FM
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NIH study finds negative HPV screening test result is a better predictor of ... - HealthCanal.com

July 20, 2014 - 4:15pm

NIH study finds negative HPV screening test result is a better predictor of ...
HealthCanal.com
That is, women who test negative on the HPV test have an extremely low risk of developing cervical cancer. This finding, by researchers at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the NIH, and their colleagues, appeared online July 18, 2014, in the ...

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HPV test better than Pap for assessing cervical cancer risk, study says - Fox News

July 20, 2014 - 4:03pm

Fox News

HPV test better than Pap for assessing cervical cancer risk, study says
Fox News
About 12,000 U.S. women were diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010 and about 4,000 died from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Roughly 91 percent of cervical cancers are thought to be caused by HPV.
HPV test outperforms Pap for predicting cervical cancerCBS News
HPV Test Beats Pap Smear in Gauging Cervical Cancer Risk, Study FindsPhilly.com

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