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2013-01-28 23:00:33

The Louisiana insurance agents remind residents to keep cervical health in mind during “Cervical Health Awareness Month.” Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 January marks the start of a new year and new beginnings. For the American Cancer Society, January also marks the beginning of “Cervical Health Awareness Month.” Cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of death in American women. Each year, 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer —...

2013-01-23 23:02:27

Carolina Women´s Physicians wants to share important information about Cervical Health Awareness. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Carolina Women´s Physicians wants to share important facts about Cervical Cancer and its risks. Through regular check-ups and early treatment, cervical cancer is highly treatable. Dr. Ferguson and her team at Carolina Women´s Physicians are highly qualified and committed to spreading...

2013-01-23 23:01:10

This Cervical Cancer Awareness month, Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. points out that cervical cancer disproportionately impacts poor women, despite the availability of life-saving treatments. Throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania, MFHS provides life-saving screenings for low-income women and encourages all women to schedule regular cervical cancer screenings. (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Modern medicine has given people unprecedented tools to prevent cervical cancer, and Maternal...

CDC Study Finds Cervical Cancer Screening Continues Even After A Full Hysterectomy
2013-01-04 09:45:40

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online All too often women are being screened for cervical cancer when they do not need it, say researchers. Many women are having the cancer screening even after they have had a full hysterectomy. Recent data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that about 60 percent of women who no longer have a cervix still get cervical cancer screening. For years, experts have said that women who have had a full...

2012-12-13 05:02:39

Ikonisys, a leader in cell-based diagnostic solutions including their signature oncoFISH® cervical test, hires veteran business strategist and financial executive James A. Bento as their new chief executive officer. Bento is charged with taking the company to national prominence, leveraging their leadership in FISH-based laboratory testing in the Northeast. New Haven, CT (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Ikonisys, a leader in cell-based diagnostic solutions including its signature oncoFISH®...

2012-12-07 05:03:45

MPLN converting HPV Testing to Hologic/Gen-Probe APTIMA ASSAY. Maryville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 MPLN announced today that they will be adopting the Hologic/Gen-Probe APTIMA Human papillomavirus (HPV) assay effective January 2, 2013. This assay will be run on the fully automated high throughput TIGRIS DTS System. “Our goal at MPLN is to offer our clients the most comprehensive experience in molecular diagnostics, and we believe the new Hologic/Gen-Probe APTIMA HPV assay is a...

2012-11-02 14:27:46

But treated women still at greater risk of cervical cancer than women not needing treatment Testing women to see if they are cured of HPV (the virus that can cause genital warts and cervical cancer) following treatment for abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix is more effective and cheaper than cytology testing (cervical screening) alone, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. A second study published today, finds that the risk of cervical cancer after treatment and cytological...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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