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2013-01-23 23:02:27

Carolina Women´s Physicians wants to share important information about Cervical Health Awareness. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Carolina Women´s Physicians wants to share important facts about Cervical Cancer and its risks. Through regular check-ups and early treatment, cervical cancer is highly treatable. Dr. Ferguson and her team at Carolina Women´s Physicians are highly qualified and committed to spreading...

2013-01-23 23:01:10

This Cervical Cancer Awareness month, Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. points out that cervical cancer disproportionately impacts poor women, despite the availability of life-saving treatments. Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania, MFHS provides life-saving screenings for low-income women and encourages all women to schedule regular cervical cancer screenings. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Modern medicine has given people unprecedented tools to prevent cervical cancer, and Maternal...

2013-01-08 14:49:20

Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage levels to prevent the occurrence of these cancers in the future according to a study published January 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer...

Cancer Death Rates Falling In The US, But It's Not All Good News
2013-01-08 15:24:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cancer deaths amongst adults in the US declined modestly over the past decade, but incidence rates for children and teenagers has risen slightly since 1992, claims an annual report compiled by a coalition of some of the country´s top cancer organizations. The rate of death from all cancers dropped in both men and women between the years of 2000 and 2009, researchers revealed on Tuesday. Also during that time, overall cancer...

2013-01-08 05:00:49

McGill University´s Division of Cancer Epidemiology, in coordination with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is launching a new clinical trial with over 450 women to determine the effectiveness of using a carrageenan-based topical gel to block HPV infections. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Divine Corporation announced today its Divine 9® personal lubricant containing Carragel® has been selected by McGill University´s Division of Cancer Epidemiology for use in...

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...


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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