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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.

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).

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

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

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.

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

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

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

The requirement to receive an annual pap smear is deeply ingrained in the minds of most women and their doctors. However, despite revised recommendations that they be done once every three years, about half of the obstetrician/gynecologists studied still perform them yearly.


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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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