Patients’ self-reported factors influencing cervical cancer screening uptake among HIV-positive women in low- and middle-income countries: An integrative review

Publication date: Available online 5 June 2020Source: Gynecologic Oncology ReportsAuthor(s): Maryam Kasraeian, Kamran Hessami, Homeira Vafaei, Nasrin Asadi, Leila Foroughinia, Shohreh Roozmeh, Khadije Bazrfashan
Source: Gynecologic Oncology Reports - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 2 July 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Raffaele Tinelli, Stefano Uccella, Luigi Nappi, Giuseppe D’Amato, Ettore Cicinelli, Stefano Angioni
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
AbstractMinimally invasive esophagectomy is increasing performed for cancers of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction. This video demonstrates the setup and key steps for a robotic transhiatal esophagectomy with a cervical anastomosis.
Source: Annals of Surgical Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
This study aims to evaluate the association between passive smoking and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) at the sample of Chinese women. We conducted a case-control study to analyze the effect of passive smoking on the incidence that patients diagnosed with HSIL. The participants had undergone cervical cancer screening by cytology and human papillomavirus (HPV) co-testing within a year before the study. Multiple logistic regression was used to explore the effect and interactive effect of risk factors on HSIL. The odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (CI) were calculated. Passive smokers were 1.57 ti...
Source: Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Biol Pharm Bull Source Type: research
Pre-treatment survival prediction plays a key role in many diseases. We aimed to determine the prognostic value of pre-treatment Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) based radiomic score for disease-free survival (DFS) in patients with early-stage (IB-IIA) cervical cancer.Methods: A total of 248 patients with early-stage cervical cancer underwent radical hysterectomy were included from two institutions between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2017, whose MR imaging data, clinicopathological data and DFS data were collected. Patients data were randomly divided into the training cohort (n = 166) and the validation cohort (n=82)....
Source: Theranostics - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
Conclusion: Si/PNPs@HeLa, by integrating immune escape and tumor-homing ability, can serve as an efficient dual-drug delivery system to achieve precise treatment of cervical cancer through chemo-gene combined therapy.
Source: Theranostics - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
Conclusion: Our findings highlight a FA metabolism-dependent mechanism of FABP5-induced LNM. Moreover, the expression and biological function of FABP5 can be regulated by miR-144-3p in hypoxia. Our study identifies FABP5 as a potential diagnostic biomarker and therapeutic target for LNM in CCa.
Source: Theranostics - Category: Molecular Biology Authors: Tags: Research Paper Source Type: research
ConclusionsHPV does not seem to play a role in the development of primary lung SqCCs. HPV detection may be helpful in distinguishing second primary tumors from lung metastases in patients with SCCC.
Source: Thoracic Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
ConclusionHybrid TRUS-CT as an imaging modality for contouring the CTVHR in IGABT for LACC is feasible and reproducible among multiple observers. TRUS-CT substantially reduces overestimation of the CTVHR volume of CT alone while maintaining similar interobserver variability.
Source: Strahlentherapie und Onkologie - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
In conclusion, radiomics imaging features extracted from pre-treatment PET/CT may provide complimentary information to the current AJCC staging scheme for survival prognostication and risk-stratification of HPV-associated OPSCC.
Source: Cancers - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Sparing active bone marrow (ABM) can reduce acute hematologic toxicity in patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer, but ABM segmentation based on positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) is costly. We sought to develop an atlas-based ABM segmentation methods for implementation in a prospective clinical trial.
Source: International Journal of Radiation Oncology * Biology * Physics - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
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