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2014-04-15 12:28:49

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" to its store. DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of this market and likely future evolution over the next 5 years. This 232 page report with 240 Figures and 14 Table provides a complete analysis of top 20 Countries Cervical Cancer Test Market & Population. All the 20 countries in the report...

2014-04-01 23:00:05

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients – Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA – Test & Patients – Worldwide” to its store. Purchase a copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=162886 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of this market and likely future evolution over the next 5 years. This report provides a complete analysis of top 20...

2014-03-12 20:24:30

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Microbiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee recommended unanimously that the benefits of the cobas® HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test as a first-line primary screening tool in women 25 years and older to assess their risk of cervical cancer based on the presence of clinically relevant high-risk HPV DNA outweigh...

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...

2014-01-22 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...

2014-01-17 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...

2014-01-15 23:20:29

This study points to the need to better understand and address possible reasons for Pap inadequacy among FTM (female to male) patients, including cytological changes induced by testosterone and patient/provider discomfort with the pelvic exam. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Fenway Health’s Jennifer Potter, MD, and colleagues at Fenway, Harvard Medical School and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health have published study results in the Journal of General Internal Medicine...

2014-01-15 14:22:15

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine suggests that screening women for cervical cancer beyond age 50 clearly saves lives, and also that there are benefits for women with normal (negative) screening results to continue screening up to the age of 69 years. Peter Sasieni and colleagues, from Queen Mary University of London, UK, examined the link between screening women aged 50 to 64 for cervical cancer and cervical cancer diagnosed at ages 65 to 83. Their study included all 65 to...

2014-01-12 23:00:39

The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer. Women aged 21 to 65, as well as those at high risk, are candidates for a cervical pap smear screening every one to three years. Detecting cervical cancer in its earliest stages greatly improves survival rates. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Attention all women: You may want to consider scheduling a pap smear as part of your New Year’s resolutions. January is...

2013-10-31 14:39:58

Less than 7% of cervical cancer patients in Kenya are getting the optimum treatment needed to eradicate the disease, leading to unnecessary deaths - a study by The University of Manchester scientists reveals. Results from the research, which looked retrospectively at the treatment of women diagnosed with cervical cancer during a two year period, showed 18% of cervical cancer patients in the East African country died within two years of a diagnosis. Dr Ian Hampson, from The University of...


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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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