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2010-02-07 10:45:00

High-coverage human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations among adolescents and young women may result in a rapid reduction of genital warts, cervical cell abnormalities, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

2010-02-05 15:27:30

Using ultrasound to screen all pregnant women for signs of a shortening cervix improves pregnancy outcomes and is a cost-effective way to reduce preterm birth, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in a new study.

2010-01-12 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Cervical Health Awareness Month, singer-songwriter and actress Mandy Moore, The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are teaming up to encourage young women to do their part to help reduce their risk of cervical cancer.

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2009-11-20 10:45:00

US women only need a pap smear once ever two years, says the new guidelines released Friday that are trying to lessen the chances of frequent and redundant treatment.

2009-10-14 07:00:00

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recently updated the NCCN Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening to provide further recommendations for a subset of women with conflicting results on cervical cytology/Pap tests and Human papillomavirus (HPV) High Risk DNA tests The NCCN Guidelines include recommendations regarding screening techniques, screening intervals, and management of abnormal screening resulting from cervical cytology/Pap smear and colposcopy FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Oct.

2009-09-25 14:47:45

Newer, more accurate, screening combined with a program of human papilloma vaccination could eradicate cervical cancer, a British researcher said.

2009-09-24 07:45:10

Cervical cancer could be eradicated within the next 50 years if countries implement national screening programs based on detection of the human papilloma virus (HPV), which causes the disease, together with vaccination programs against the virus, according to a cervical cancer screening expert.

2009-07-07 07:00:00

LONDON, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The final analysis of the largest efficacy trial of a cervical cancer vaccine is published today in The Lancet.

2009-05-18 09:29:45

Women treated for a condition called cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) have a higher risk for developing invasive cervical cancer.

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2009-03-17 15:16:13

Chronic human papilloma virus (HPV)-infections can lead to cellular changes in the cervix that can be a pre-stage to cervical cancer. Surgical treatment of these pre-stages gives an increased risk of preterm birth in subsequent pregnancies.


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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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