Nigeria: First Ladies Driving Advocacy and Interventions On Elimination of Cervical Cancer in Nigeria
[WHO-AFRO] Birnin -- Kebbi, 21 January, 2022 - I learnt about cervical cancer and people dying from the disease while carrying out my duty as a journalist. I never took time to know my status until October 2021, when an expert reiterated that early detection is key to surviving any form of cancer", says Adenike Tambe, a health journalist living in Abuja. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Niger State Govt Begins Cervical Cancer Services in Line With WHO's Recommendation
[WHO-AFRO] In line with the World Health Organization's (WHO) recommendation for screening and treatment to prevent cervical cancer, the Niger State Government has begun screening women for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer prevention services in nine Local Government Areas (LGA). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 21, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Screening Rates on the Decline in the US Cervical Cancer Screening Rates on the Decline in the US
The most common reason for not receiving up-to-date screening was a lack of knowledge about the need for cervical cancer screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer: New screenings will save lives - top doctor
Many were worried after lifesaving tests dropped from every three years to every five in Wales. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

P.E.I. to replace pap tests with HPV tests — but COVID is delaying the switch
Changes are coming to cervical cancer screening for Island women, with a move from the traditional pap smear to HPV testing — but it's being delayed because of COVID-19.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Cervical cancer: New screenings will save lives, says top doctor
Many were worried after lifesaving tests dropped from every three years to every five in Wales. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is Most Aggressive Type of Cervical Cancer
What Is the Most Aggressive Type of Cervical Cancer? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 19, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why Black women need to be screened for cervical cancer
While all women can develop cervical cancer, non-Hispanic Black women are more likely to be diagnosed and die of cervical cancer, compared to white women in the U.S.This disparity is not due to genetic differences among white, Black or Hispanic women, but rather related to systemic racism, access to health care and socioeconomic factors, says Dr. Olivia Cardenas-Trowers, a Mayo Clinic urogynecologist. That is why she encourages women to learn more about this often-avoidable cancer… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 19, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

HPV Vaccines Could Shift Rates of Many Cancers, Not Only Cervical HPV Vaccines Could Shift Rates of Many Cancers, Not Only Cervical
The impressive data on how HPV vaccination has cut cervical cancer rates tells only part of the story of how many other lives could be transformed.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

What Is the Most Common Type of Cervical Cancer
What Is the Most Common Type of Cancer of the Cervix? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 13, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Could Shift Rates of Non-Cervical Cancers
The impressive data on how HPV vaccination has cut cervical cancer rates tells only part of the story of how many other lives could be transformed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Can Help Prevent Cervical Cancer
Title: You Can Help Prevent Cervical CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 10, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: The link between racial disparities and cervical cancer
While the rate of cervical cancer has been declining for decades in the U.S., health disparities persist. Hispanic women have the highest incidence rate of cervical cancer, followed by non-Hispanic Black women, according to the American Cancer Society. And Black women are more likely to die from the disease than women of any other race or ethnicity. "Race is a social construct. There really isn't a genetic difference that is causing Black women to, unfortunately,… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 10, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

You Can Help Prevent Cervical Cancer
SATURDAY, Jan. 8, 2022 -- Cervical cancer is the only gynecologic cancer that can be prevented, yet there were more than 4,000 deaths in the United States in 2021 and nearly 14,500 new cases, the American Cancer Society says. The best way to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 8, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Make history and eliminate cervical cancer for ever, urges WHO chief
Though highly preventable and treatable, cervical cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in reproductive-aged women globally, according to the UN health agency, kicking off Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A possible cervical cancer screening tool? A menstrual pad.
Testing menstrual blood is as accurate as conventional HPV screening, a study suggests. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Painless smear test doubles uptake in over-50s
Half of UK deaths from cervical cancer, which kills around 850 women a year, are among those aged 65 and over. Many of these women had long avoided smear tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel Regimen Has Meaningful Benefit in Advanced Cervical Cancer Novel Regimen Has Meaningful Benefit in Advanced Cervical Cancer
Complementary action of two novel agents led to a durable overall response rate and improved overall survival in recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Sexual health after cancer treatment
Treatment for certain cancers can affect sexuality, causing a range of signs and symptoms that can make sex more difficult.  Sexual side effects from cancer treatment are common for men and women. Cancer in their pelvic area, including bladder, prostate, rectal, cervical, vaginal or vulvar cancer, can make it difficult to resume sex after treatment.  "A surgical procedure, especially to the pelvis, can really impact the nerve endings and pelvic muscles that are directly involved… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 27, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Throat Cancers Tied to HPV Are Rising Among U.S. Men, Women
TUESDAY, Dec. 21, 2021 -- You might have heard a lot about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its role in cervical cancer, but this sexually transmitted virus can also cause another type of cancer. Rates of oropharyngeal cancer, which occurs in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Just seven in 10 eligible women had smear tests last year
In the year up to March 2021, just seven in 10 eligible women in England were screened for abnormalities in their cervix that can lead to cancer, dropping two per cent on the previous year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Different Types of Cervical Cancer
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tanzania: Health Teams Tasked in Hpv Awareness Creation
[Daily News] COMMUNITY Health Management Teams (CHMT) in district councils have been advised to step up efforts in raising awareness among members of the public on the benefits of Human Papillomavirus Vaccines (HPV1&HPV2) in protecting girls under 15 against cervical cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why More Kids Aren ’t Getting the HPV Vaccine
The human papillomavirus vaccine can prevent six potentially lethal malignancies, but inoculation is meeting with rising resistance from parents. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Gardasil (Vaccine) Cervical Cancer Vaccination and Immunization Head and Neck Cancer Sexually Transmitted Diseases Parenting Teenagers and Adolescence Youth Cervarix (Vaccine) JAMA Pediatrics (Journal) Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Is Reducing Cervical Cancers in Teens, Young Women
Title: HPV Vaccine Is Reducing Cervical Cancers in Teens, Young WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/1/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - December 1, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Tanzania: Send Your Daughters for Hpv Vaccination, Parents Urged
[Daily News] THE MINISTRY of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children has urged parents to ensure that their daughters take the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) to protect them from cervical cancer. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HPV Vaccine Has Protected Thousands Of People From Cervical Cancer, According To New Study
The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine pledged to help protect students between the ages of 12 and 13 from cervical cancer, among other cancers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Big Drop in US Cervical Cancer Rates, Mortality in Younger Women Big Drop in US Cervical Cancer Rates, Mortality in Younger Women
More evidence supports the impact of HPV vaccination programs on cervical cancer rates and deaths.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

South Africa: National Order for UCT's Lynette Denny
[UCT] University of Cape Town (UCT) cervical cancer researcher Professor Lynette Denny will receive the Order of the Baobab (Silver) from President Cyril Ramaphosa at an investiture ceremony hosted by the presidency on 18 November. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: National Orders for UCT's Lynette Denny
[UCT] University of Cape Town (UCT) cervical cancer researcher Professor Lynette Denny will receive the Order of the Baobab (Silver) from President Cyril Ramaphosa at an investiture ceremony hosted by the presidency on 18 November. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Let's Use the Covid-19 Wakeup Call to Help Women Rise From the Nightmare of Cervical Cancer
[allAfrica] Four African First Ladies and Tedros of WHO issue urgent appeal for health equity (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How a community health centre boosted cancer screening for its Black and immigrant patients
A new study is showing how a Toronto community health centre was able to significantly boost cancer-screening rates for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers among its Black and immigrant patients. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Africa: Global Leaders Call for Cervical Cancer Elimination On Day of Action
[WHO] New HPV vaccine prequalification aims to rectify gross inequities in access to lifesaving tools New R&D recommendations for artificial intelligence-based screening technologies New investments and commitments by the French government's L'Initiative facility, FIND, University of Miami, WHO (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ebonyi - Centre Screens 21,209 Cervical, Breast Cancer Patients Since 2010 - Official
[Premium Times] The centre has also screened 1,273 prostate cancer patients during the period, the official said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ghana: Polyphenols - Chemoprevention in Cervical Cancer
[Ghanaian Times] We read your articles on chemoprevention and breast cancer. Cervical cancer is another common cancer in women. Is chemoprevention applicable? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer, CIN3 in Young Women Plummeted After HPV Vaccination
Fewer than expected cervical cancers, CIN3 cases seen among vaccinated cohorts after introduction of HPV immunization program in England (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Screening Uptake, Adherence Poor for Young Women
Among U.S. women aged 21 to 29 years, cervical cancer screening uptake and adherence poor, particularly among those not vaccinated for HPV (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination When Young Cuts Cervical Cancer Risk by 87%
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, News, Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination:'Dramatic' Reduction in Cervical Cancer HPV Vaccination:'Dramatic' Reduction in Cervical Cancer
New data from England show the success of the national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program in preventing cervical cancer and noninvasive precursor lesions in young women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer: 'It came out of nowhere, I had no symptoms'
Laura Flaherty was diagnosed with cervical cancer after a routine smear test. She then had a hysterectomy at 29 years old. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination When Young Cuts Cervical Cancer Risk by 87%
Title: HPV Vaccination When Young Cuts Cervical Cancer Risk by 87%Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - November 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Success of HPV Vaccination for Cervical Cancer
Success of HPV Vaccination:'Dramatic'Reduction in Cervical Cancer (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

HPV vaccine cutting cervical cancer by nearly 90%
Researchers say regular cervical screening may not be necessary because of the success of the vaccine. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.K. study shows cervical cancer is preventable with HPV vaccine, experts say
A vaccine for human papillomavirus can almost entirely prevent cervical cancer and precancers if given to girls early enough, a U.K. study published in the Lancet suggests. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

HPV vaccine cutting cervical cancer by nearly 90%
Researchers say regular cervical screening may not be necessary because of the success of the vaccine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV is making cervical cancer a 'thing of the past': Jabs prevents nearly 90% of cases
King's College London experts found rates of the disease have plummeted among women currently in their 20s, who were the first cohort to have the vaccine at school. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV jab for girls cuts cancer rates by 90 percent
THE incredible success of the HPV vaccination programme means that the chances of women getting cervical cancer in the future will be rare, scientists say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older HPV vaccine cuts cervical cancer rate up to 87%, study finds
Young women who were vaccinated against human papillomavirus in their teens with an older GlaxoSmithKline product called Cervarix had up to an 87% lower risk of developing cervical cancer linked... #glaxosmithkline #thelancet (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HPV vaccination lowers cervical cancer risk up to 87%, British study finds
Becoming vaccinated against the human papillomavirus reduces a woman's risk for cervical cancer up to 87%, a study published Wednesday by the Lancet found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news