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2014-04-24 16:29:10

Expanded indication makes cobas® HPV Test the only test approved in U.S. that can be used instead of Pap in first-line primary screening in women 25 and older PLEASANTON, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY)announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the cobas(®) HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test for use as a first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer in women 25 and older. The approval follows the March 12...

2014-04-16 16:30:32

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC) announced today the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on initiatives to advance the delivery of cytopathology services and improve patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75656 The non-exclusive collaboration will enhance the relationship between the two organizations to advocate excellence in the...

2014-04-15 12:28:49

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" to its store. DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of this market and likely future evolution over the next 5 years. This 232 page report with 240 Figures and 14 Table provides a complete analysis of top 20 Countries Cervical Cancer Test Market & Population. All the 20 countries in the report...

2014-04-09 12:31:53

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer) has announced the addition of the "Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients - Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA - Test & Patients - Worldwide" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cdqkxc/cervical_cancer ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Cervical cancer is one of the deadliest...

2014-04-01 23:00:05

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Cervical Cancer Test Market & Patients – Pap Smear, HPV DNA, VIA – Test & Patients – Worldwide” to its store. Purchase a copy of this report at http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/contacts/purchase?rname=162886 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of this market and likely future evolution over the next 5 years. This report provides a complete analysis of top 20...

2014-03-13 23:22:41

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer applauds the decision made by an expert panel at the FDA yesterday to include HPV testing as part of first-line primary screening for cervical cancer. The combination of the HPV test and the Pap test can reassure women about their screening results, and is especially important for women over 30 who may be able to extend screening intervals based upon these results. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 The Foundation for Women’s Cancer applauds the...

2014-01-31 23:20:51

As cervical cancer awareness month comes to a close, Basic Health International (BHI) would like to emphasize the organization’s commitment to eradicating cervical cancer and highlight their innovative model of outreach, education, and utilizing appropriate technology. What began as one medical student’s community-based Pap smear campaign has evolved into an international nonprofit paving the way for cervical cancer screening and treatment programs in the most remote corners of the...

2014-01-24 23:25:19

Creating cervical cancer awareness is the goal of a newly released article written by Western Washington Medical Group, a group of medical practices across the Greater Seattle area. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and Western Washington Medical Group wants to help increase the knowledge about this lesser known disease. A newly released article on their blog notes that cervical cancer research has been one of the few true success stories in...

2014-01-23 12:29:45

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, a leading online community for medical professionals specializing in women's health, will present new research and topics over the coming weeks related to cervical cancer and cervical health in honor of January being Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervical cancer once was the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Recently, the number of cases of cervical cancer, as well as the...

2014-01-17 23:03:31

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and Women’s Excellence would like to remind females over 21 years old in the community to have an annual cervical screening. Women’s Excellence now has a new location in Birmingham, Michigan in addition to their Lake Orion and Clarkston locations. Birmingham, Michigan (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), all women are at some risk for cervical cancer. It occurs most often in women over age 30 and each...


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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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