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2015-02-09 08:32:12

Large-scale study shows potential for non-invasive test to be made available to millions of women worldwide who are unscreened for the detection of cervical cancer SAN DIEGO, Feb.

2015-01-29 23:01:17

The month of January is recognized as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a time for those to schedule screenings.

2015-01-28 08:31:37

New survey on cervical cancer screening suggests women and healthcare providers are hesitant to change screening practices WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan.

2015-01-08 23:03:29

The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer.

2015-01-08 12:26:55

SGO, ASCCP leverage newly published end-of-study data to support option of HPV primary screening for women 25 and older INDIANAPOLIS, Jan.

lens-less microscope
2014-12-18 14:19:40

UCLA researchers have developed a device that can do the work of pathology lab microscopes.


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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