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Infection can play role in cervical cancer - St. George Daily Spectrum

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 ...

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Nurse's Notes: Start year right by screening for cervical health - The Missoulian

January 26, 2015 - 8:11pm

The Missoulian

Nurse's Notes: Start year right by screening for cervical health
The Missoulian
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 ...

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RNA Test for HPV Helps Stratify Cervical Cancer Risk - Cancer Network

January 26, 2015 - 5:50pm

RNA Test for HPV Helps Stratify Cervical Cancer Risk
Cancer Network
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 ...

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Get screened for cervical cancer - WBAL Baltimore

January 26, 2015 - 2:54pm

Get screened for cervical cancer
WBAL Baltimore
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 ...

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Mum, 54, reveals 'I mistook cancer for the ... - Express.co.uk

January 26, 2015 - 12:34pm

Express.co.uk

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Mum, 54, reveals 'I mistook cancer for the ...
Express.co.uk
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 ...

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Letter: Test, vaccinate to prevent cervical cancer - Salt Lake Tribune

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 ...

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'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

Telegraph.co.uk

'If it wasn't for a smear test my daughter might not be here. And neither would I'
Telegraph.co.uk
... 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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WV Health Officials Trying To Raise Awareness About Cervical Cancer - WCHS-TV8

January 26, 2015 - 10:55am

WV Health Officials Trying To Raise Awareness About Cervical Cancer
WCHS-TV8
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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Cervical cancer rates in under 35s soar as number having smear tests fall - Daily Mail

January 26, 2015 - 9:40am

Daily Mail

Cervical cancer rates in under 35s soar as number having smear tests fall
Daily Mail
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 ...

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Cervical cancer cases on the rise as shy women avoiding "embarrassing ... - Mirror.co.uk

January 26, 2015 - 6:24am

Mirror.co.uk

Cervical cancer cases on the rise as shy women avoiding "embarrassing ...
Mirror.co.uk
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 ...

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Cervical Cancer Prevention week: Share your #SmearForSmear selfie with us - Mirror.co.uk

January 26, 2015 - 6:11am

Mirror.co.uk

Cervical Cancer Prevention week: Share your #SmearForSmear selfie with us
Mirror.co.uk
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 ...

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Increase in number of young British women being diagnosed with cervical cancer - Telegraph.co.uk

January 26, 2015 - 5:19am

Telegraph.co.uk

Increase in number of young British women being diagnosed with cervical cancer
Telegraph.co.uk
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 ...

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You Were Wondering: What causes cervical cancer? - The News Journal

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 ...

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Screening to stop a killer: Early detection key to curing cervical cancer - Corvallis Gazette Times

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 ...

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Cervical cancer: Charity urges women to post messy lipstick selfies to promote ... - The Independent

January 25, 2015 - 7:55am

The Independent

Cervical cancer: Charity urges women to post messy lipstick selfies to promote ...
The Independent
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.

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Study recommends earlier screenings for young cervical cancer survivors - Tyler Morning Telegraph

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 ...

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Screening for cervical cancer saves lives - Seacoastonline.com

January 25, 2015 - 3:16am

Screening for cervical cancer saves lives
Seacoastonline.com
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 ...

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New test spurs debate over best cervical cancer detection - The Elkhart Truth

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 ...

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OncoBriefs: PDE5 Use and Prostate Cancer, H&N, Cervical Ca - MedPage Today

January 24, 2015 - 5:00pm

MedPage Today

OncoBriefs: PDE5 Use and Prostate Cancer, H&N, Cervical Ca
MedPage Today
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 ...

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month - Beckley Register-Herald

January 24, 2015 - 4:04am

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Beckley Register-Herald
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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