Calls for wider cervical cancer inquiry at Southmead Hospital

The family of a nurse who died after a hospital failed to spot her condition fear more are affected.
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ConclusionsNeoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy effectively downstages the majority of locally advanced type II endometrial cancers, thereby increasing the likelihood of achieving complete resection with negative margins.
Source: Practical Radiation Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Preoperative neck US is a valuable tool in the detection of cervical lymph node metastases from papillary thyroid cancer and can provide reliable information to assist in surgical management. PMID: 30905261 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Chirurgica Belgica - Category: Surgery Tags: Acta Chir Belg Source Type: research
Demi-Lee Stewart, from Glasgow, is still three years away from the Government's smear testing threshold of 25. She has been suffering bleeding between periods - a sign of cervical cancer.
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1180: Oligonucleotide–Palladacycle Conjugates as Splice-Correcting Agents Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24061180 Authors: Madhuri Hande Osama Saher Karin E. Lundin C. I. Edvard Smith Rula Zain Tuomas Lönnberg 2’-O-Methylribo phosphorothioate oligonucleotides incorporating cyclopalladated benzylamine conjugate groups at their 5’-termini have been prepared and their ability to hybridize with a designated target sequence was assessed by conventional UV melting experiments. The oligonucleotides were further examined in splice-switching experiments in ...
Source: Molecules - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 March 2019Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Da Kyung Hong, Seon Ah Kim, Kyung Taek Lim, Ki Heon Lee, Tae Jin Kim, Kyeong A. SoAbstractObjectiveTo investigate the clinical outcome of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) diagnosed by colposcopy-directed biopsy during pregnancy and to evaluate the risk factors for persistent disease.Study DesignThis retrospective study included pregnant women who were diagnosed with CIN2+ by colposcopy-directed biopsy from January 2005 to December 2014. The clinical characteristics, hi...
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Findings observed regardless of treatment duration; disparities for brachytherapy use seen in vulnerable populations
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news
European guidelines for cervical cancer screening now recommend the use of clinically validated assays for high-risk HPV-DNA sequences as primary test in women older than 30  years, performed in centralized lab...
Source: BMC Women's Health - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis report suggests that systemic immunotherapy with or without topical interferon is effective in treatment of malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva. Therefore, it can be considered for patients with advanced local conjunctival melanoma, those who refuse orbital exenteration surgery and those with systemic metastasis.
Source: Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
PMID: 30898302 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Gynecologic Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Gynecol Oncol Source Type: research
Astragaloside IV inhibits the invasion and metastasis of SiHa cervical cancer cells via the TGF‑β1‑mediated PI3K and MAPK pathways. Oncol Rep. 2019 Mar 13;: Authors: Zhang L, Zhou J, Qin X, Huang H, Nie C Abstract Astragaloside IV is the main ingredient of the medicinal herb Radix astragali, which has reported to have antitumor activity in vitro and in vivo. To determine whether the inhibitory effect of astragaloside IV on the invasion and metastasis of the cervical cancer cells is associated with epithelial‑mesenchymal transition (EMT), wound healing and Transwell assays were performed...
Source: Oncology Reports - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Rep Source Type: research
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