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Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is cancer in the cervix, or the neck of the uterus. It is almost always caused by infection of the human papillomavirus. Improved detection and early treatment have reduced the rate of cervical cancer by almost half of what it used to be.

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India should Prioritize Cervical Cancer Screening
Around one-fifth or nearly 74,000 women die of cervical cancer every year in India. With intensified screening, cervical cancer deaths have considerab.....
New Insights into Cervical Cancer in India
Cervical cancer is one of the most common causes of death in a low socio-demographic index (SDI) country like India. Premature death and disability fr.....
Women with Positive HPV but No Cell Abnormalities have High Cervical Cancer Risk
Women whose cervical cells tested positive for certain types of high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) but, do not exhibit any signs of cellular abnorm.....
Women Who Miss Cervical Cancer Screenings Could be Asked to Take Samples at Home: Study
Self sampling kits could also be used in developing countries (Africa and South Americ) without cervical cancer screening programs, reveal researchers.....
Culturally Tailored Intervention Increases HPV Vaccination of Asian-American Adolescents
A culturally tailored multilevel strategy designed by scientists significantly increased human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake among low-income, m.....


About Cancer in Women
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Warts - Causes Types Diagnosis Treatment Home Remedies
Warts arise on damaged skin infected with HPV and are common in children, young adults, and those with a compromised immune system. Warts easily spread through skin contact, and are normally benign... Read More
Vulvar Cancer - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
Vulvar cancer is a rare cancer that can occur at any age. Vulvar squamous cell carcinoma is the most common type. HPV infection increases the risk of vulvar cancer... Read More
Uterine cancer / Endometrial Cancer - Symptoms - Risk Factors – Prognosis - Treatment
Uterine Cancer or Cancer of the Uterus (or Endometrial Cancer) refer to cancers affecting the uterus or the womb in women. Learn about the different types of uterine cancer, symptoms, staging, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, survival rates and news on uterine cancer... Read More
Pap smear and Cervical Cancer Screening
Pap smear is the most common test used in screening cervical cancer caused by an infection with human papilloma virus. Pap smear should be repeated every 1 to 3 years till the age of 65 years... Read More
Oropharyngeal Cancer - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications and Prevention
Oropharyngeal cancer affects the central region of the pharynx, the middle part of the throat. Human papillomavirus and smoking are major risk factors. Main symptoms are lump in the neck and persistent sore throat... Read More
Laryngeal Papillomatosis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Health Tips
What is laryngeal papillomatosis and are you at risk? Find out how this condition affects us, and learn about the symptoms it causes and how it can be treated. .. Read More
Incompetent Cervix | Cervical Insufficiency - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
What is incompetent cervix? Know more about its facts, symptoms, causes and also about the method of diagnosis to prevent miscarriage during pregnancy... Read More
Human Papillomavirus Infection - Risk Factors, Symptoms, Screening, Treatment & Prevention
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, depending on the human papillomavirus that causes it, can result in common warts or can cause cervical cancer... Read More
AIDS/HIV Related Cancer - Kaposi's sarcoma Lymphomahoma
AIDS defining malignancies are cancers that occur in patients with AIDS due to their low immunity... Read More



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