Zimbabwe:First Lady Screened for Cervical, Breast Cancer

[The Herald] Firsty Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa was yesterday screened for cervical and breast cancer at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) as a way of motivating women to do the same as the country intensifies the fight against the silent killer.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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ConclusionIn summary, our results suggest that gout drugs increase risk of the most common cancers, particularly in leukemia, non-Hodgkin's, endometrial, breast and cervical cancer.
Source: Joint Bone Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Abstract Background: Cancer survivors suffer from many comorbid conditions even after the cure of their cancers beyond 5 years. We explored the differences in the association of comorbid conditions between the cancer survivors and patients without cancer. Methods: Electronic medical records of 280 adult cancer survivors and 280 age-matched patients without cancer in our suburban internal medicine office were reviewed. Results: Mean age of the cancer survivors was 72.5 ± 13.1 years, and the age of the patients without cancer was 72.5 ± 12.8 years. The number of male cancer survivors was sign...
Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: J Clin Med Res Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to determine if adolescent girls and young women with obesity are less likely to receive HPV vaccination compared with individuals with normal weight.
Source: Womens Health Issues - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
AbstractBreast cancer and cervical cancer are important causes of cancer ‐related mortality in women all over the world. The present study was conducted in order to investigate the distribution of cervical and breast cancer risk factors in women and their knowledge and behaviours about cancer screening methods. The study is cross‐sectional in nature. It was conducted with the participation of 1,886 women in Turkey. Data were collected through a questionnaire. The knowledge and behaviours of women aged 40 and over about breast cancer or cervical cancer screening methods were investigated according to the education level...
Source: European Journal of Cancer Care - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionsIn women who received chemotherapy, the higher risk of preterm birth was limited to those survivors who had short intervals between treatment and conception.Cancer 2018;0:1 ‐7.
Source: Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Authors: Augustynowicz A, Czerw AI, Deptała A Abstract Introduction: In developed countries, malignant tumours are the second most common cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. The estimates made by epidemiologists indicate that the incidence and death rate for malignant tumours all over the world, Poland included, will probably grow in the decades to come, specifically among patients who are over 65. The aim of the study was to evaluate how local government units address the health needs of citizens on the basis of an analysis of health policy programmes concerning malignant tumours completed in Poland in ...
Source: Archives of Medical Science - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: Arch Med Sci Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 6 November 2018Source: Journal of EthnopharmacologyAuthor(s): Tanvi H. Desai, Shrikant V. JoshiAbstractEthnopharmacological relevanceAlbizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. (Family: Mimosaceae) is commonly known as Sirisha in Sanskrit. The leaves and pods of A. lebbeck were claimed to be used against cancer in traditional medicine. Previous studies using bark, leaves, seeds and pods of A. lebbeck showed cytotoxic activity against hepatic, colon, larynx, cervical and breast cancer cell lines.Aim of the studyTo evaluate the anticancer activity of saponin rich fraction of Albizia lebbeck by using variou...
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
By combining a robotic arm-assisted needle navigation system with PET/CT, researchers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT fails for peripheral T-cell lymphoma outcomes FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too PET/CT key to NIH's tuberculosis research plan PET/CT makes case for directing cervical cancer treatment Can deep learning monitor lesions on F-18 NaF PET/CT?
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
ConclusionSince 2016, we have seen increasing attempts to distort or ignore medical science, clinical and epidemiological research findings to support the political ideology of the ruling party and the religious beliefs of their extreme fundamentalist supporters.  As we have discussed, most recentlyhere, the Trump regime has seen fit to put ill-informed people in positions of power in health care and public health agencies.  Some of these people have put their political and/or religious agendas ahead of the public's health.  Our examples above show a continuing inclination by the administration, its sympathi...
Source: Health Care Renewal - Category: Health Management Tags: DHHS disinformation Donald Trump ill-informed management mission-hostile management propaganda Source Type: blogs
ConclusionsTo the authors ’ knowledge, this is the first study to estimate the impact of a mother’s death from cancer on child mortality. The model’s estimates call for further investigation into this correlation and underscore the relevance of adequate access to prevention and treatment among women of childbearing age .
Source: Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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