Mother-of-four, 27, dies of cervical cancer after check-ups were halted by Covid pandemic
Lizzy Evans, 27, from Bagillt was diagnosed with cervical cancer but was given the all clear. Her cancer returned after medics brushed off her symptoms as pain brought on by menopause. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Outcomes in Lymph Node Metastases of Thyroid Cancer Outcomes in Lymph Node Metastases of Thyroid Cancer
Should active surveillance be considered for thyroid cancer patients with cervical lymph node metastases?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

New technology could replace Pap smear in cervical cancer screening, researchers say
New nanotechnologies and machine learning approaches may replace the Pap smear as the primary method for cervical cancer screening because they can accurately identify women with the disease, according to a new analysis. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cervical cancer: Gene discovery could help identify high-risk women
A GENE discovery could help doctors identify women with a higher risk of developing cervical cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Herpesvirus triggers cervical cancer affecting nearly 1 in 4 adult sea lions
(The Marine Mammal Center) Research led by The Marine Mammal Center finds that a specific strain of herpesvirus triggers cervical cancer affecting nearly 1 in 4 necropsied California sea lions. The findings show that sea lions are a critical model for understanding how cancer develops with important parallels to human cancer research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cervical cancer testing tech could replace pap smears, save lives
(American Institute of Physics) Emerging technologies can screen for cervical cancer better than Pap smears and, if widely used, could save lives in areas where access to health care may be limited. In Biophysics Reviews, scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital write advances in nanotechnology and computer learning are among the technologies helping develop HPV screening that take the guesswork out of the precancer tests. That could mean better screening in places that lack highly trained doctors and advanced laboratories. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Genes associated with increased risk of cervical cancer identified
(Imperial College London) Scientists have identified three genes associated with an increased risk of developing cervical cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 29, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Call to Eradicate All Types of HPV Cancers, not Just Cervical Call to Eradicate All Types of HPV Cancers, not Just Cervical
Widespread gender-neutral vaccination against human papilloma virus (HPV) would eliminate HPV infections that cause many different cancer types, not just cervical cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Decades of radiation-based scientific theory disproven by Ben-Gurion University US-based study
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) According to the study, lower levels of several types of cancers were found when the radiation levels were on the higher end of the spectrum rather than on the lower end. Among both men and women, there was a significant decrease in lung, pancreatic, colon and rectal cancers. Among men, there were additional decreases in brain and bladder cancers. There was no decrease in cervix, breast or prostate cancers or leukemia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Underprivileged Women in Walvis Bay Screened for Cervical Cancer Through Pap Smear Campaign
[Namibia Economist] Namport recently joined Dr. Jeketera Khumalo, a local Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Walvis Bay, for a pap smear campaign, were they sponsored medical screening for 40 underprivileged women, in the celebration of Women's month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Text me about cervical cancer
(Michigan State University) Study led by Michigan State University reveals why more Black women are screened for cervical cancer (compared to white women) but are still dying from cervical cancer at twice the rate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AI method can detect precursors to cervical cancer
(Karolinska Institutet) Using artificial intelligence and mobile digital microscopy, researchers hope to create screening tools that can detect precursors to cervical cancer in women in resource-limited settings. A study led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now shows that AI screenings of pap smears carried out with portable scanners were comparable to analyses done by pathologists. The results are published in the journalJAMA Network Open. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 17, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A world without cervical cancer: < i > Preventive Medicine < /i > publishes special issue to further global efforts to eliminate deadly disease
(Elsevier) Cervical cancer is a serious global health threat which kills more than 300,000 women every year. Recognizing this urgent public health issue, the editorial team ofPreventive Medicine, led by Editor-in-Chief Dr. Eduardo Franco, Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Chair, Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology at McGill University, is publishing a special issue titled " From Science to Action to Impact: Eliminating Cervical Cancer, " which outlines the required courses of action to eliminate cervical cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Preventive Medicine publishes special issue focused on eliminating cervical cancer
(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center& Research Institute) Cervical cancer is a serious global health threat which kills more than 300,000 women every year. More than 100 scientists provide guidance towards meeting WHO global strategy of eliminating cervical cancer by 2030. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 4, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Biocon Biologics, Viatris Inc. get CHMP nod for Abevmy, a biosimilar to Avastin
Abevmy is abiosimilar to Roche's Avastin, prescribed for all indications including metastatic colorectal carcinoma, metastatic breast cancer, non-small-cell lung carcinoma, glioblastoma, ovarian, cervical and renal cancer as part of a specific regimen, it said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nigeria: Why Nigeria Must Include Parents in Plans to Protect Girls From Cervical Cancer
[The Conversation Africa] Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women in Nigeria. There were 31,955 new cervical cancer cases in West Africa in 2018, and Nigeria accounted for almost half (14,943). There were also 10,403 deaths (28 deaths every day) from cervical cancer in the country in the same year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Graduates Vow to Contain Cervical Cancer Amid Pandemic
[Ethiopian Herald] - Country endeavors to enhance doctor-patient ratio (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pap Test/Cervical Swab Samples Reveal Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers Pap Test/Cervical Swab Samples Reveal Ovarian Cancer Biomarkers
Residual fixatives from liquid-based Pap tests and cervical swabs contain tumor-specific biomarkers for ovarian cancer, according to an analysis of proteins found in matched biospecimens.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Smear tests: Women to trial 'do-it-at-home' kits for NHS
About 31,000 women will be offered the swab checks, which can help spot early signs of cervical cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer: Women to trial 'do-it-at-home' kits for NHS
About 31,000 women will be offered the swab checks, which can help spot early signs of cervical cancer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS in London will trial DIY cervical smear tests for women who are overdue cancer screening
People in the Barnet, Camden, Islington, Newham and Tower Hamlets boroughs of London will be offered the home swab kits to test themselves in a bid to boost screening uptake. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Just living with pain': Women's healthcare waylaid by COVID-19 pandemic
As cervical cancer screenings among Southern California women drop, experts sound the alarm about the ramifications of letting women's wellness fall by the wayside. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hayley Smith Source Type: news

Rwanda: Covid-19 - Pandemic Halts HPV Vaccination in Kigali
[New Times] Several challenges related to the Covid-19 pandemic have frustrated plans to roll out a vaccination programme aimed at eliminating cervical cancer causing Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for girls aged 12, The New Times can exclusively reveal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Automated Dual Stain Cytology in Cervical Cancer Screening Automated Dual Stain Cytology in Cervical Cancer Screening
Automating the scanning and evaluation of dual stain slides can help improve the efficiency of cervical cancer screening, but how accurate is it?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Genmab and Seagen Submit Tisotumab Vedotin Biologics License Application to the U.S. FDA for Patients with Recurrent or Metastatic Cervical Cancer
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and BOTHELL, Wash.; Feb 10, 2021– Genmab A/S (Nasdaq: GMAB) and Seagen Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) today announced the submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - February 10, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

New study discovers possible early detection method for elusive ovarian cancer
(University of Minnesota Medical School) A study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School found a way to detect the presence of ovarian cancer in patients using Pap test samples, normally used to detect cervical cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Spearheading Cancer Awareness Drive in Nigeria
[WHO] Minna -- Early cancer detection improves the chances of successful treatment, which presupposes the availability of equipped facilities and health workforce. Yet without the right information on prevention and care, many patients are diagnosed late, reducing their chances of survival. In her home state of Niger in North-Central Nigeria, Dr Amina Abubakar Bello, also the state's first lady, is spearheading a campaign to improve awareness and treatment of breast and cervical cancers - the most common cancers in women (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HPV vaccine study shows major geographic disparities in people receiving or completing doses to fight the cancer-causing disease
The human papillomavirus is the most common cause of cervical cancer. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Tanzania: Cervical, Breast Cancer Cases Rise in Lake Zone
[Daily News] OVER 50 per cent of women diagnosed with cancer at Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) are suffering from cervical and breast cancer, 'Sunday News' has learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cervical Cancer Screening Rates Dropped During Stay-at-Home Order
THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 -- There was a considerable decrease in the cervical cancer screening rate during the stay-at-home order issued by the governor of California on March 19, 2020, to contain the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on Cervical Cancer Screening Rates Among Women Aged 21-65 Years in a Large Integrated Health Care System - Southern California, January 1-September 30, 2019 and January 1-September 30, 2020
This report describes how California's stay-at-home order during the COVID-19 pandemic has affected cervical cancer screening rates. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 28, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Cervical Cancer Coronavirus [CoV] MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report COVID-19 Coronavirus Disease 2019 Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Preventing cervical cancer
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the connection between HPV and cervical cancer. When women are exposed to genital HPV, their immune systems usually prevent the virus from doing serious harm. But sometimes the virus survives for years. Eventually, the virus can lead to the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 28, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

AI Tools Provide Picture of Cervical Health
Artificial Intelligence Simplifies Cervical Cancer Screening (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - January 27, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

AI Tools Provide Picture of Cervical Health
Artificial Intelligence Simplifies Cervical Cancer Screening (Source: News from the National Library of Medicine)
Source: News from the National Library of Medicine - January 27, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Kenya: Vaccinate Girls to Save Them From Cervical Cancer - Bosire
[Nation] Despite the world convening for ICPD25+ in 2019 and Global leaders making commitments to safeguard the health of women and young girls, there continues to be increased opposition against reproductive rights of women; opposition that has hindered access to safe reproductive services including cervical cancer prevention interventions. As a young girl who grew up in the slums of Kibera, in an environment where quality, affordable and timely healthcare did not exist, this reality remains true for many young gi (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Turn Up for Screening of Cancer, Kagera Residents Told
[Daily News] KAGERA residents have been urged to turn up for screening of cervical cancer, with indications suggesting that the disease was on the increase. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cervical cancer prevention week 18-24 January
Cervical screening in primary care should continue to be prioritised alongside cancer referrals, including both high risk and regular call/recall invitations to screening. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 22, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating cervical cancer
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating cervical cancer. If your health care provider determines that you have cervical cancer, you'll have further tests to determine the extent, or stage, of your cancer. Treatment for cervical cancer depends on several factors, including the stage of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 21, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Covid smear-test delays prompt calls for home HPV tests
Delays to smear tests in lockdown prompt cervical cancer charities to call for home-testing kits. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel organoid models: Illuminating path to cervical cancers
(University of W ü rzburg) How do tumors develop in the cervix? Many new details are now known about this question. This is also thanks to Dr. Cindrilla Chumduri from the Biocentre at the University of W ü rzburg. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 18, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Breast, Cervical, CRC Screening Below Healthy People 2020 Targets
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Receipt of screening tests for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers was below national Heathy People 2020 targets in 2018, according to research published in the Jan. 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report
For the first time, transmission of cancer via the birth canal has been documented: the mothers had cervical cancer, the infants later developed lung cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report
For the first time, transmission of cancer via the birth canal has been documented: the mothers had cervical cancer, the infants later developed lung cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Two babies 'caught' cancer from their mothers during childbirth
They likely inhaled cervical cancer cells that had mixed with amniotic fluid in their mothers' birth canals, and the cancer took hold in their lungs. Only 20 cases have been reported. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Who needs a Pap smear, when and why?
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about detecting cervical cancer. A Pap smear, also called a Pap test, is a procedure to test for cervical cancer. A Pap smear also can detect changes in cervical cells that suggest cancer may develop in the future. Early-stage cervical [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 14, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Patients in Canada missing recommended cancer screenings
A significant number of people in Canada are missing timely screening tests...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cancer delays: Counting COVID-19's hidden costs USPSTF proposes lowering colon screening age to 45 Women who smoke are less likely to get cancer screening Are older Americans screened too much for cancer? ASTRO: Cervical cancer deaths rise as women's centers close (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New research in JNCCN highlights dangerous disparities for life-saving cancer screening
(National Comprehensive Cancer Network) New research in the January 2021 issue ofJNCCN--Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds more than a third of eligible people miss timely screening tests for colorectal cancer and at least a quarter appear to miss timely screening tests for breast and cervical cancers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Screening can catch cervical cancer early
HPV is the most common cause of cervical cancer. And during January, Cervical Health Awareness Month, women are encouraged to receive the HPV vaccine. They also are encouraged to schedule a screening that can find precancerous conditions of the cervix. HPV infection and early cervical cancer don't cause noticeable symptoms, so regular screenings can detect changes in the cervix [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 11, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Cervical cancer symptoms: Bleeding after sex is a warning sign of the disease
CERVICAL cancer is diagnosed in around 3,200 women in the UK each year. Affecting the neck of the womb, bleeding post coitus is one warning sign of the disease - what are the other symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Katie McGlynn health: Ex Coronation Street star 'did feel really down'
KATIE MCGLYNN'S sad departure from Coronation Street had fans tearing up, as her character Sinead Tinker passed away from cervical cancer. Since then, the actress has had health concerns of her own. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news