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CDC Study Finds Cervical Cancer Screening Continues Even After A Full Hysterectomy
2013-01-04 09:45:40

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online All too often women are being screened for cervical cancer when they do not need it, say researchers. Many women are having the cancer screening even after they have had a full hysterectomy. Recent data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that about 60 percent of women who no longer have a cervix still get cervical cancer screening. For years, experts have said that women who have had a full...

2012-12-30 05:00:04

Genital warts are caused by the human papillomavirus which has been directly associated with cervical cancer in some cases. VyGone provides the best genital warts treatment to people in the US on http://www.ultimatecoldsoretreatment.com/. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 December 29, 2012 - On the 19th of November, ABC News posted an article on the decision by the Australian government to provide human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines to school-going boys. This decision is to be...

Public Cancer Screening Rates Decline
2012-12-28 09:29:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the University of Miami´s Miller School of Medicine has revealed that rates of cancer screenings in the U.S. have decreased over the past ten years. According to the researchers, there is a wide range in the individuals who are choosing not to have preventive cancer screenings done. In particular, there are both white-collar and blue-collar employees who are part of this group who are declining screenings. The...

2012-12-19 12:24:43

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirnaomics, Inc. (www.sirnaomics.com) announced today that the company has made a major breakthrough in its novel small interfering RNA (siRNA) therapeutic product against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and cervical cancer which was presented by Dr. Alan Lu, Executive Vice President of Sirnaomics, in the 28(th) International Papillomavirus Conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from Nov 30(th) to Dec 6(th), 2012. Dr. Lu's presentation...

2012-12-17 16:32:42

The pelvic exam, a standard part of a woman's gynecologic checkup, frequently is performed for reasons that are medically unjustified, according to the authors of a UCSF study that may lay the groundwork for future changes to medical practice. The research shows that many physicians mistakenly believe the exam is important in screening for ovarian cancer. The study, which surveyed obstetricians and gynecologists around the country, also shows that doctors continue to perform the exam in...

2012-12-14 08:24:14

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Coalition (NCC) is expanding its efforts to fight women's cancers in the developing world. NCC has pledged to increase its commitment to assist underserved women's cancer patients at-risk of breast, cervical or ovarian cancers. Helping over 10,000 women in their battle against cancer last year, the Coalition is transforming the lives of underserved women around the globe. "We have built a solid foundation for the...

2012-12-13 05:02:39

Ikonisys, a leader in cell-based diagnostic solutions including their signature oncoFISH® cervical test, hires veteran business strategist and financial executive James A. Bento as their new chief executive officer. Bento is charged with taking the company to national prominence, leveraging their leadership in FISH-based laboratory testing in the Northeast. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Ikonisys, a leader in cell-based diagnostic solutions including its signature oncoFISH®...

2012-12-07 05:03:45

MPLN converting HPV Testing to Hologic/Gen-Probe APTIMA ASSAY. Maryville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 MPLN announced today that they will be adopting the Hologic/Gen-Probe APTIMA Human papillomavirus (HPV) assay effective January 2, 2013. This assay will be run on the fully automated high throughput TIGRIS DTS System. “Our goal at MPLN is to offer our clients the most comprehensive experience in molecular diagnostics, and we believe the new Hologic/Gen-Probe APTIMA HPV assay is a...

2012-12-04 04:21:53

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Women's Center has been selected to participate in a nationwide clinical trial, one that will ultimately hope to prevent the human papillomavirus virus (HPV) from progressing into cervical cancer and treat women who have HPV and the precancerous lesions associated with it. The Richmond-area OB-GYN practice has participated in over 50 clinical research studies since 1997, all of which have contributed to the future of safe and effective...

2012-11-28 16:25:39

SHENZEN, China and HILDEN, Germany, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Commercial launch of careHPV in China and other emerging markets will enable high-quality screening for prevention of cervical cancer - "Country of Origin" approval key for dissemination, other countries are able to use this as a basis for registration - careHPV is the first HPV test designed for areas with limited healthcare infrastructure,...


Latest cervical cancer Reference Libraries

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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