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2012-06-12 00:20:02

Singapore, June 12, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - A team of scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) and Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) together with clinicians from Boston's Brigham

2012-03-15 22:05:56

Women ages 21 to 65 should have a Pap smear every three years, according to new guidelines from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

2012-01-23 22:33:02

Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing of self-collected specimens may be a more effective way to screen for cervical cancer in low-resource settings compared to visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and liquid-based cytology (LBC).

Dutch Study Shows HPV Tests Improve Cancer Screening
2011-12-16 06:13:06

The results of a 5-year study by Dutch scientists indicate that a DNA test able to detect the virus usually responsible for cervical cancer should be combined with existing smear tests for more thorough preventative care.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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