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2014-01-15 23:20:29

This study points to the need to better understand and address possible reasons for Pap inadequacy among FTM (female to male) patients, including cytological changes induced by testosterone and patient/provider discomfort with the pelvic exam. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Fenway Health’s Jennifer Potter, MD, and colleagues at Fenway, Harvard Medical School and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health have published study results in the Journal of General Internal Medicine...

2014-01-15 14:22:15

A study published this week in PLOS Medicine suggests that screening women for cervical cancer beyond age 50 clearly saves lives, and also that there are benefits for women with normal (negative) screening results to continue screening up to the age of 69 years. Peter Sasieni and colleagues, from Queen Mary University of London, UK, examined the link between screening women aged 50 to 64 for cervical cancer and cervical cancer diagnosed at ages 65 to 83. Their study included all 65 to...

2014-01-12 23:00:39

The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer. Women aged 21 to 65, as well as those at high risk, are candidates for a cervical pap smear screening every one to three years. Detecting cervical cancer in its earliest stages greatly improves survival rates. (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Attention all women: You may want to consider scheduling a pap smear as part of your New Year’s resolutions. January is...

2014-01-08 12:28:39

DUX Dental Donates $1 for Each Teal-Colored Product Sold in 2013 OXNARD, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DUX Dental marks the beginning of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with a donation of $11,800 to the Tracy Lane Foundation, a foundation created by Tracy Lane and her husband to help raise awareness and motivate action to eradicate cervical cancer. Teal is the color that represents cervical cancer awareness and DUX Dental has donated one dollar for every teal-colored product...

2014-01-07 23:25:05

Medical animation and illustration firm promotes health literacy through popular social media channels. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As medical organizations recognize January as Cervical Health Awareness Month, Nucleus Medical Media offers informational medical animations at no charge through social media channels to explain and promote health literacy. According to the most recent data from the CDC, almost 12,000 women in the United States were diagnosed with cervical cancer in...

2014-01-07 23:03:25

Describes Medicare and Medicaid coverage, promotes screening for most preventable female cancer in the U.S. Belleville, Ill (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Allsup, a nationwide Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation company, is raising awareness of the benefits of preventive care during Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January. Vaccines to prevent human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the main cause of cervical cancer, make it the most preventable female cancer in the United...

2013-12-05 23:32:00

Keoma Hamer is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 NAPW honors Keoma L. Hamer, Founder and President of The KeLaHa Projects Foundation, as 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the United States, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2013-11-26 13:32:54

For the past ten years, clinicians throughout the United States have been performing unnecessary Pap tests for cervical cancer screening in certain groups of women, according to a researcher from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah. The research results were published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine today. "Almost two-thirds (64.5%) of women who have had hysterectomies reported having recent Pap tests," said Deanna Kepka,...

2013-10-31 23:38:27

The Women and Girls Foundation (WGF) will honor Dr. Miriam Cremer for the global impact of her work as President and Founder of Basic Health International (BHI). BHI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eradicate cervical cancer by using low-cost, low-tech prevention tools to screen and treat women who are at highest risk of developing cervical cancer and do not have access to medical services. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 On November 16, The Women and...


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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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