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2014-07-15 12:42:23

St. Michael's Hospital Ontario spent nearly $110 million dollars between 2006 and 2010 on bonuses to motivate family doctors to screen more of their patients for cancer but these bonuses were associated with little or no improvement in actual cancer screening rates, according to researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). The study, published today in Annals of Family Medicine, tracked screening rates for cervical, breast and...

2014-07-08 16:25:46

ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Femasys Inc., an emerging medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions, announced today that it has entered into a nationwide distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical to sell and distribute Femasys' FEMCERV® Endocervical Sampler. FEMCERV collects a tissue sample of a woman's endocervical canal for histological analysis when cervical cancer is suspected. Under terms of the agreement, McKesson Medical-Surgical will sell...

2014-07-01 10:02:49

American College of Physicians ACP's new evidence-based guideline finds that harms of screening pelvic examination outweigh any demonstrated benefits Many women and physicians believe that a pelvic examination should be part of annual well visits, but an analysis of the current evidence by the American College of Physicians (ACP) shows that the harms outweigh any demonstrated benefits. ACP's new evidence-based clinical practice guideline, "Screening Pelvic Examination in Adult...

2014-06-05 16:27:09

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CerMed is pleased to announce its new corporate name - OncoGenesis. According to Founder and Board Chairman Peter Gombrich, "The name OncoGenesis better articulates our broader focus beyond point-of-care cervical cancer screening, to include cancer diagnostics and personalized directed therapeutics. We have made great progress over the past year demonstrating the efficacy of our CerMark(TM) multiplexed biomarkers which were previously...

2014-05-30 23:09:34

Consortium of Scripps Health, International Community Foundation and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud to test new smartphone cervical cancer screening solution in San Diego-Tijuana border region San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The Vodafone America Foundation has awarded $300,000 for the collaborative development and testing of a smartphone-based cervical cancer diagnostic tool by Mobile OCT, Scripps Health, the International Community Foundation (ICF) and Fronteras Unidas Pro Salud. Vodafone...

2014-05-13 15:34:47

Wiley Rates of cervical cancer in American women may be higher than previously thought, and the disease may arise most often at an age when adequately screened women are advised to stop getting screened. The findings come from a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The results should be taken into consideration when the national guidelines for cervical cancer screening are reviewed. Removal of the uterine cervix through a...

cervical cancer rates higher among older women
2014-05-12 10:59:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cervical cancer rates may be higher than previously thought among some women, according to new research from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland which was recently published in the journal Cancer. While previous studies have found an age-standardized rate of approximately 12 instances of cervical cancer per 100,000 women in the United States - with a peak between 40 and 44 years old – these reports incorporated...

2014-05-07 20:24:22

LONDON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/cervical_cancer_test_market_patients_pap_smear_hpv_dna_via_test_patients_worldwide.htmlCervical cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among woman all over the world. However in the past few decades, mortality from cervical cancer has...

2014-05-07 08:27:45

Karen Smith-McCune, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, writes: "The updated guidelines leave physicians and other clinicians with a question: is cotesting with Pap-plus-HPV testing truly preferred over Pap testing alone (the American Cancer Society/the American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology/the American Society of Clinical Pathology recommendation), or are the options equivalent (the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation)?" "Once a...

2014-05-06 08:33:03

ALBANY, New York, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Disposable Gloves Market For Medical and Non-Medical (Food, Cleanroom, Industrial And Other) Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. The global market for disposable gloves is primarily driven by the growing healthcare industry and increasing awareness of hygiene among patients as...


Latest Pap test 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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