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2011-08-18 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A forensic researcher, Lindy Hess was 32 when she was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2005. Hess used her investigative techniques to determine what treatment would work for her.

2011-07-19 00:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventana Medical Systems, Inc.

2011-06-21 12:15:18

Cervical ripening that instigates preterm labor is distinct from what happens at the onset of normal term labor.

2011-06-06 02:00:00

LONDON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Launch of 'my diary from down under' by Nikki Bayley In the UK, 20 per cent of women still do not attend smear tests, putting themselves at risk of leaving pre-cancerous cervical cells undetected[i].

2011-05-03 14:48:15

A widely used HIV drug could be used to prevent cervical cancer caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV), say scientists.

2011-04-07 12:26:28

A National Institutes of Health study has found that progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone, reduced the rate of preterm birth before the 33rd week of pregnancy by 45 percent among one category of at risk women.

2011-04-06 23:22:51

A groundbreaking clinical study of a new method for preventing premature birth in millions of women each year, published in the medical journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, shows that the rate of early preterm delivery in women (< 33 weeks) can be reduced by 45 percent – simply by treating pregnant women at risk with a low-cost gel of natural progesterone during the midtrimester of pregnancy until term.

2011-04-05 21:18:16

Most women are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer - yet few develop the cancer.

2010-11-23 18:01:00

BURGESS HILL, England, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Landmark Study Confirms Accuracy of Roche's Human Papillomavirus Test for the Detection of Cervical Pre-Cancer Missed by Existing Screening Methods The largest ever registrational study for a diagnostic product, involving more than 47,000 women shows that the cobas(R) 4800 Human Papillomavirus (HPV) test from Roche, is able to improve the detection of pre-cancerous cells in women whose cervical smears tested normal.

2010-10-21 14:48:38

A study of the options for reducing cancer incidence and mortality among women who have been treated for precancerous cervical lesions found that an annual conventional Pap smear is a cost effective strategy.


Latest Cervix 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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