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Cervical Cancer

Black Women in Alabama Dying of Preventable Cancer at Alarming Rate

Cervical cancer, a disease researchers believe is on track to be eradicated within 20 years in some industrialized nations, is killing a disproportionate number of women across the American south.

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Australia is about to eradicate cervical cancer, US is nowhere close. What'll it take?  

Researchers announced last month that thanks to a compulsory vaccine program, Australia is on track to eradicate cervical cancer. This is due to almost universal vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus which isresponsible for 90 percent of cervical cancers.

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Australia is about to eradicate cervical cancer, US is nowhere close. What'll it take?

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WHO leads the way towards the elimination of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is a grave threat to women’s health and lives, and globally, one woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes. This suffering is unacceptable, particularly as cervical cancer is largely preventable.

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New Clinical Trials Test Immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer

Immunotherapy has brought promising breakthroughs for several forms of cancer. Now, researchers are applying the knowledge they’ve gained in previous clinical trials as they look into how immunotherapy might provide additional treatment options for patients with recurrent cervical cancer.

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Patients being turned away from sexual health clinics, RCN says

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New Clinical Trials Test Immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer

Immunotherapy has brought promising breakthroughs for several forms of cancer. Now, researchers are applying the knowledge they’ve gained in previous clinical trials as they look into how immunotherapy might provide additional treatment options for patients with recurrent cervical cancer.

updated: 1 day ago

Two Women Are Building A Pregnancy Test-Like Device To Spot Cervical Cancer

One in every 100 women in Europe will develop cervical cancer.

If diagnosed early, this can be treated. Undiagnosed, it spreads into other parts of the body - leading ultimately to death.

Yet life-saving cervical cancer screening is today at an all-time low, with many women skipping so-called ‘PAP smears’ to avoid potential discomfort at the doctors.

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Could Making Cancer Screening Simpler Increase Women's Risk?

A proposal to simplify cervical cancer screening could end up missing some cancers, researchers and patient advocates say. And that could be especially true for minority women.

updated: 2 years ago

Sweetening connection between cancer and sugar

Scientists have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others.

updated: 1 year ago