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2013-10-03 23:28:12

UDoTest has released a DIY home HPV test allowing women to administer the sample collection of cervical cells themselves, ushering in a new era in cervical cancer screening and prevention for South African women. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 A new cervical cancer screening test looks set to revolutionise the way in which women are tested for this disease. UDoTest has recently released a new self-collection test for HPV, the virus which causes cervical cancer, which has received widespread...

2013-09-13 23:03:05

El Salvador and the non-profit Basic Health International gear-up to launch the second phase of CAPE (Cervical Cancer Prevention in El Salvador), a program that will provide HPV-based cervical cancer screening to 30,000 women. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 In the fall of 2012, the Ministry of Health of El Salvador, with technical support from the non-profit organization Basic Health International, launched a program called CAPE - Cervical Cancer Prevention in El Salvador. CAPE...

2013-08-14 11:52:44

While there have been substantial improvements in mortality rates and an increase in access to reproductive health interventions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the global health community is neglecting prevention, screening, and treatment for cervical cancer in LMICs. These are the conclusions of a new article in PLOS Medicine this week by Ruby Singhrao and colleagues from the University of California San Francisco, San Francisco. Using a framework including equity and...

2013-07-30 23:29:10

A new study, published in the Journal of Cancer Education on July 16, 2013, says that Latina women are “less likely to be aware of HPV and the HPV vaccine than non-Latina women, and fewer Latinas were vaccinated than non-Latina women. (1)” polyDNA recommends that Latina women familiarize themselves with Gene-Eden-VIR, the natural HPV remedy. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Latina women have many misconceptions about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the various remedies and...

2013-07-12 23:34:49

Computer-assisted screening provides the latest advancement for cervical cancer detection. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Summit Medical Group today announced it has begun using state-of-the-art technology designed to improve diagnosis of cervical cancer and its precursors. Summit Medical Group now employs the BD FocalPoint™ GS Imaging System developed by BD Diagnostics – Women’s Health and Cancer (Franklin Lakes, NJ). Approved by the FDA for screening BD SurePath™ Pap...

Annual Pap Smears Still Norm
2013-07-09 16:32:57

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The requirement to receive an annual pap smear is deeply ingrained in the minds of most women and their doctors. However, in 2009 guidelines were revised to recommend screening every three years. According to a recent study conducted by Russell Harris and Stacey Sheridan of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about half of the obstetrician/gynecologists studied still...

2013-07-09 16:10:16

Results of survey of obstetrician-gynecologists published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Recent breakthroughs in cervical cancer prevention have resulted in new vaccination and cervical cancer screening guidelines. Recommendations do not always translate into practice, however. Less than one third of obstetrician-gynecologists vaccinate their eligible patients against the human papilloma virus (HPV), and only half adhere to cervical cancer prevention guidelines published...

2013-07-03 23:03:25

Transparency Market Research published new “Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests Market (Pap Smear, Colposcopy And Ecc Procedures) - Global Industry Analysis By Test Type And Age Group, Market Size, Share And Forecast 2012 - 2018” market research report in report store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cervical-cancer-diagnostic-tests-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market...


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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