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Latest cervical cancer Stories

2014-01-31 23:20:51

As cervical cancer awareness month comes to a close, Basic Health International (BHI) would like to emphasize the organization’s commitment to eradicating cervical cancer and highlight their innovative model of outreach, education, and utilizing appropriate technology. What began as one medical student’s community-based Pap smear campaign has evolved into an international nonprofit paving the way for cervical cancer screening and treatment programs in the most remote corners of the...

2014-01-31 23:00:10

The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded grants of $10,000 each to four community organizations around the United States that support underserved communities. These groups run programs focusing on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Four community organizations on the front lines of the battle against cancer will receive a total of $40,000 in grants for cancer prevention education programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation announced. Each of the...

Controlling Cervical Cancer With New Technique
2014-01-28 13:48:12

Investigación y Desarrollo: Inicio Gene related to the proliferation of cancerous cells blocked through molecular technology. A group of researchers from Mexico’s General Hospital, Health Secretariat, Medicine Faculty and the Institute of Cellular Physiology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) identified a therapeutic target for cervix cancer: gene CDKN3. The researched performed at the lab indicates that when this gene is blocked in culture cancerous cells, the...

2014-01-24 23:25:19

Creating cervical cancer awareness is the goal of a newly released article written by Western Washington Medical Group, a group of medical practices across the Greater Seattle area. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and Western Washington Medical Group wants to help increase the knowledge about this lesser known disease. A newly released article on their blog notes that cervical cancer research has been one of the few true success stories in...

2014-01-23 12:29:45

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, a leading online community for medical professionals specializing in women's health, will present new research and topics over the coming weeks related to cervical cancer and cervical health in honor of January being Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervical cancer once was the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Recently, the number of cases of cervical cancer, as well as the...

2014-01-22 11:14:37

Self-testing for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – the virus that causes cervical cancer – is as effective at detecting cancer as a conventional smear test (cytology screening) even when scaled up to test large populations. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London conducted a pilot study of 100,242 Mexican women – the largest study of its kind – aged 25-75 and from low-income backgrounds. Around 11% of women tested positive for HPV (10,863 women). However, when self-testing...

2014-01-22 10:33:54

The risk of developing cervical cancer can be significantly decreased through human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination.  Despite calls from leading health and professional organizations for universal vaccination for girls ages 11 and 12, the most recently published national data indicate that only 14.5 percent of 11- and 12-year-old girls have received at least one dose of the HPV vaccine and 3 percent have completed the three-dose series. A new Moffitt Cancer Center study provides insight...

2014-01-21 23:30:04

Every year, 8,000 people die from oral cancers. Their chances would have been better had the cancer been caught in the early stages. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Fredericksburg and Monclair Family Dentistry now offer oral cancer screenings with every cleaning. Screenings for many types of cancer should be done regularly. Breast cancer, cervical cancer, and prostate cancer screenings are among the most common, and happily, more people than ever before go out of their way to...

2014-01-17 23:03:31

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Women’s Excellence would like to remind females over 21 years old in the community to have an annual cervical screening. Women’s Excellence now has a new location in Birmingham, Michigan in addition to their Lake Orion and Clarkston locations. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), all women are at some risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over age 30 and each...

2014-01-17 23:00:32

Advanced Fertility Center of Texas is embracing Cancer Awareness Month by offering screening for cervical cancer throughout January. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Advanced Fertility Center of Texas will help to spread awareness by offering screening for cervical cancer. The Advanced Fertility Center of Texas will offer routine cervical cancer screenings throughout the month of January. Approximately 20 million American women carry...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.