What Are Some Risks For Offspring of Assisted Reproductive Technologies?
Discussion “ART [assisted reproductive technologies] includes all fertility treatments in which either eggs or embryos are handled. The main type of ART is in vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF involves extracting a woman’s eggs, fertilizing the eggs in the laboratory, and then transferring the resulting embryos into the woman’s uterus through the cervix.” In Europe 2-6% of all births are due to some type of ART and ART occurs in 2% of US births. In 2021 in the US, there were 91,906 live births and 97,128 live born infants due to ART. ART is an enabling medical treatment for subfertile or infertile pati...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 4, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Direct-Mail Self-Sampling Increases Uptake of Cervical Cancer Screening
THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2023 -- For individuals who are due or overdue for cervical cancer screening, direct-mail human papillomavirus (HPV) self-sampling increases screening uptake, according to a study published in the Nov. 28 issue of the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Active Surveillance Tied to Higher Long-Term Cervical Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2023 -- Undergoing active surveillance for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 (CIN2) is associated with higher long-term risk for cervical cancer compared with that seen for women receiving immediate treatment, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 30, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Routine practice of just monitoring abnormal cells spotted in smear tests 'may quadruple risk of cervical cancer'
Danish researchers said the findings are important to future management and guidance offered to patients when making treatment choices following screening results. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Doctor Helps Himalayan Women Ward off Cervical Cancer
Nordan Otzer during a cancer awareness event in a village in Ladakh, India. Credit: Athar Parvaiz/IPSBy Athar ParvaizLADAKH, INDIA, Nov 29 2023 (IPS) While working as a doctor in the initial months of his medical career in southern India, a telephone call from his home in the Ladakh Himalayas convinced Nordan Otzer to involve himself with cervical cancer awareness. “While I was working in a hospital in rural Tamil Nadu (in 2007), one day I received a distressing call from my family informing me that my mother’s health had deteriorated and she urgently needed my presence back home,” says Otzer, an ENT surgeon who ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 29, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Athar Parvaiz Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainable Development Goals TerraViva United Nations Women's Health India IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report Source Type: news

Mailing HPV Self-Sampling Kits to Patients Boosted Cervical Cancer Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Mailing patients a human papillomavirus (HPV) self-sampling kit increased cervical cancer screening for those due and overdue for screening, the randomized STEP trial showed. Among patients who were due for screening at randomization... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 28, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cervical screening fall could suggest start of cancer eradication
Around 3,200 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year in the UK and the disease claims 850 lives annually. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three in 10 do not take up cervical screening offer
Nearly a third of people eligible for cervical screening do not take up the potentially lifesaving offer, figures released today by NHS England show. The NHS Cervical Screening Programme, England 2022-2023 annual report found that 68.7% of 25- to 64-year-olds had attended screening within the recommended period of time, compared to 69.9% the previous year. The... Read moreThe post Three in 10 do not take up cervical screening offer appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - November 23, 2023 Category: Nursing Authors: Megan Ford Tags: Cancer Clinical Latest news Source Type: news

Cervical screening uptake plummets to 10-year low: One in three women skipped vital smear test that protects against cancer
Only 68.7 per cent of women due for a smear test took up the offer in England in 2022-23 new NHS data shows. rates were lowest in London with just 61.3 per cent of those eligible taking part. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canada is moving away from Pap tests. Here's what you need to know
Canada is now moving away from using Pap smears to screen for cervical cancer screening in favour of HPV, which is more effective and can be done at home. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/White Coat/ Black Art Source Type: news

USPSTF-recommended screening leads to less cancer burden
Increasing use of recommended screening strategies could reduce the U.S. cancer burden, according to research published November 22 in JAMA Network Open. A team led by Amy Knudsen, PhD, from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston found an increase of 10 percentage points in the uptake of lung, colorectal, breast, and cervical cancer screening at their respective starting ages as recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) led to decreased cancer deaths. It highlighted that this could help the U.S. achieve the Cancer Moonshot initiative’s goals. “Achieving these reductions is predicated on ensuri...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 22, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Subspecialties Womens Imaging Breast Imaging Source Type: news

HPV Tumor DNA May Offer Early Warning of Cervical Cancer at High Risk of Relapse
(MedPage Today) -- HPV-positive circulating tumor (ct)DNA after chemoradiation (CRT) for cervical cancer had an independent association with worse outcomes, suggesting potential as a biomarker to guide decision-making, a prospective, multicenter... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - November 22, 2023 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Pandemic heightened cancer screening disparities in Canada
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated health disparities in breast and colorectal cancer screening, a study published November 20 in JAMA Network Open found. Researchers led by Aisha Lofters, MD, PhD, from Women’s College Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, found that the proportion of breast cancer screening use among people living in lower-income neighborhoods and immigrants decreased by nearly 10%. They also reported that people without family physicians had low screening uptake both before and after the pandemic. “Policymakers should investigate the value of prioritizing and investing in improving access to team-based prim...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 21, 2023 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Womens Imaging Breast Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria, 26 Others Adopt HPV Vaccine Against Cervical Cancer
[Leadership] Global health experts have disclosed that Nigeria is among the 27 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) that have commenced the implementation and performance of nationwide HPV vaccination programmes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 20, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Health and Medicine Nigeria West Africa Source Type: news

England To ‘Eradicate’ Cervical Cancer By 2040
The country will increase access to vaccination and screening in a push to make it one of the first the world to " eradicate " the disease. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katherine Hignett, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation standard Source Type: news