Cervical Cancer

Hpv-vaccinated Women Are More Likely To Undergo Cervical Cancer Screenings Compared To Unvaccinated...

Women who are vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV) are more likely to undergo cervical cancer screenings than unvaccinated women, according to new research by Penn State College of Medicine.
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Nyc Has Some Of The Nation's Largest Disparities In Cervical Cancer Rates

The rate of cervical cancer among women living in neighborhoods with the lowest socioeconomic indices is nearly two times higher than the rate among those who live in areas with the highest indices.
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World Health Organization Taps Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center In Global Fight Against...

Recognizing Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center's enduring commitment to addressing the inequities that perpetuate cervical cancer in South Florida and beyond, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday designated the University of Miami...
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Who And Partners Unite For Day Of Action For Cervical Cancer Elimination

With more than 300,000 women dying from cervical cancer each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) is joining advocates from across the globe on Wednesday to commemorate a Day of Action against the disease. 
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“the Power Of Science”: Hpv Vaccine Proven To Dramatically Reduce Cervical Cancer

After decades of research, the UK implemented a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine programme for teenage girls in 2008. Now, for the first time, a study has shown that the UK HPV vaccine programme works and will save lives, according to research...
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Extended-field Rt Boosts Survival In Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- CHICAGO -- Prophylactic extended-field irradiation (EFI) for locally advanced cervical cancer significantly improved overall survival (OS), disease-free survival (DFS), and extrapelvic disease control, a retrospective study...
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6 Things You Need To Know About Cervical Screening

This article was originally published in 2017 during Cervical Screening Awareness Week. It has now been reviewed and updated. Cervical screening, also known as the smear test, isn’t actually a test for cancer. Although it does sometimes find...
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Nccn Works With Polish Health Leaders To Improve Cancer Standardization, Coordination, And Outcomes

International collaboration involving NCCN and Polish oncology officials publishes first of several evidence-based expert consensus guidelines with latest cancer treatment recommendations, adapted for regional needs, beginning with cervical cancer.
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A Better Option For Preserving Fertility In Gynecologic Cancer Patients?

(MedPage Today) -- In vitro maturation of immature eggs may be an effective method of fertility preservation for patients with gynecologic cancers, according to a prospective observational study. In a cohort of 76 women with ovarian, cervical...
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Fda Approves First-line Pembrolizumab Plus Chemo For Cervical Cancer

The FDA has also approved pembrolizumab alone for patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer. FDA Approvals
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Un Honours henrietta Lacks, Whose Cells transformed Medical Research Worldwide 

For the past seven decades, the cells of Henrietta Lacks, a Black American woman who died of cervical cancer, have saved countless lives, and made numerous scientific breakthroughs possible, such as the human papillomavirus and polio...
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Patients And Tumor Genomics; Big Jump In Esophageal Cancer; Cervical Cell Lawsuit

(MedPage Today) -- Patients at community oncology centers had high expectations for genomic tumor testing in association with limited understanding of how the tests work. (JCO Precision Oncology) A doctor who spent a year hoping to make a...
Related topics: Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Genomics, Genetics, Oncology, Lawsuits

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Study Investigates The Sources That Latina, Vietnamese Women Turn To For Health Information

Latina and Vietnamese women are disproportionately impacted by cervical cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), a common but preventable viral infection of the reproductive tract. In addition to facing a greater burden of disease, Latina and...
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Eliminating Cervical Cancer; Breast Cancer Prevention; Lessons From Caregiving

(MedPage Today) -- Will the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine achieve the goal of eliminating cervical cancer? (Cancer Research Catalyst) Single-agent pembrolizumab (Keytruda) significantly improved overall survival in a randomized trial of Asian...
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Novel Research Tackling Challenges In Women's Health Announced At The 2021 Aacc Annual Scientific...

Scientists have created a new test to measure antibodies in girls who have received a vaccine for human papilloma virus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer in women. This new test and a second study establishing accurate reference intervals...
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Seagen (sgen) Gets Early Fda Nod For Tivdak In Cervical Cancer (revised)

Seagen Inc. SGEN, along with its Danish partner Genmab A/S GMAB, announced that the FDA has granted accelerated approval to their investigational antibody drug conjugate (“ADC”), Tivdak (tisotumab vedotin-tftv), for the treatment of...
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Antibody-drug Conjugate Ok'd For Cervical Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA granted accelerated approval to tisotumab vedotin-tftv (Tivdak), a first-in-class drug, for the treatment of patients with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer, drugmakers Seagen and Genmab announced. Tisotumab...
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Practice-changing Study In Advanced Cervical Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- Adding pembrolizumab (Keytruda) to chemotherapy with or without bevacizumab (Avastin) significantly slowed progression of metastatic cervical cancer and improved overall survival (OS), investigators in a randomized trial...
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Globally, Cervical Cancer Incidence, Mortality Stable Or Decreasing

MONDAY, Aug. 9, 2021 -- Global cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates have remained stable or are decreasing, according to a study published online Aug. 9 in Cancer. Shujuan Lin, from Zhejiang University School of Medicine in Hangzhou,...
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Loyola Medicine To Offer Free Cancer Screenings To Uninsured Women During See, Test And Treat(r)...

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, qualified women who make an appointment can receive free cervical and breast cancer screenings as part of Loyola Medicine's 6th annual See, Test and Treat(r) event. See, Test and Treat(r) will be held at the Loyola...
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