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2011-05-19 13:55:00

Researchers have found that a test for HPV is better than a pap smear for predicting cervical cancer risk for women over 30, while a single PSA for men in their mid 40s might predict risk of developing advanced prostate cancer 30 years later.

2011-05-08 09:00:00

HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Growing U.S.

2011-04-29 06:14:17

A long-term surveillance strategy for women treated for precancerous cervical lesions may be helping to prevent cervical cancer.

2011-04-20 07:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the cobas HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test which identifies women at highest risk for developing cervical cancer.

2011-04-05 21:18:16

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

2011-02-24 14:06:00

ATHENA study shows the cobas HPV Test advances the standard of care by providing valuable information on the risks associated with the genotypes which cause 70 percent of cervical cancer PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb.

2011-02-18 17:11:33

Cost-effectiveness analysis should play a bigger role in the American health care system.

2011-02-02 15:37:57

Immigrant women in Ontario are not screened for cervical cancer as often as native-born Canadians, with the lowest rates being among older, poorer South Asians, new research shows.

2011-01-20 07:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As our country observes National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, a growing number of public health experts are working to stamp out this preventable disease - state by state - once and for all.


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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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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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