Cervical cancer

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Microwave device could be less invasive treatment for HPV-caused cancers
Researchers seeking alternative to cutting or burning away affected cells turn to device used on verrucas

Linda Geddes

17, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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‘Time we put an end to it’: the Bangladeshi women fighting their silent killer
A group of Bangladesh’s health workers are working to reach women in some of the country’s most isolated places, to fight back against stigma of cervical cancer

Thaslima Begum in Rangpur

13, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Women in England with advanced cervical cancer to be offered new treatment
Immunotherapy drug will be available for incurable forms of disease on NHS after approval

Andrew Gregory Health editor

29, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Jamaica’s women let down by failure of cervical cancer vaccine drive
Covid pressures and ingrained public mistrust mean less than 3% of girls are inoculated, and death rate is among world’s highest

Weronika Strzyżyńska in Kingston

02, Feb, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Australia on track to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035 amid rising HPV vaccination rates
Experts call for public access to vaccine for all young people after free school program reduces infection rate by 92%

Tory Shepherd

02, Feb, 2023 @2:56 AM

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Proportion of women in England not screened for cervical cancer at 10-year high
NHS England data show 4.6m or so women still unscreened or behind with tests, for disease diagnosed in 3,200 annually in UK

Anna Bawden

23, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The ‘virgin speculum’: proof that medicine is still rife with outrageous myths about women | Jenny Halpern Prince
No wonder fewer British women are attending cervical screenings when some in the medical profession have such outdated views, says Jenny Halpern Prince of the Lady Garden Foundation

Jenny Halpern Prince

19, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘A celebrity? Only if you like niche maths videos on the internet’: Hannah Fry on cancer, Covid and the science of love
The mathematician, writer, presenter and podcast host will be back on our screens fronting Secret Wonders of the Modern World. She explains why, after undergoing treatment for cancer, she has come to see the limits to logic

Elle Hunt

26, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Scientists develop more accurate predictive test for cervical cancer
Test created by UCL and Innsbruck University also detects DNA markers for breast, womb and ovarian cancer

Andrew Gregory Health editor

19, Oct, 2022 @5:01 AM

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How Rwanda could become one of the first countries to wipe out cervical cancer
With a strong HPV vaccination programme for girls and a concerted screening and treatment drive for women, the country could be the first in Africa to eliminate the disease

Sarah Johnson in Huye district, Rwanda

18, Aug, 2022 @6:15 AM

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HPV vaccine after removal of precancerous cells may cut cervical cancer risk
Study finds reduced risk of cervical cancer recurring after HPV vaccination post-surgery, though further research is needed

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Aug, 2022 @10:30 PM

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New self-test makes it easier than ever to screen for cervical cancer. So how does it work?
Australia is the first country to use the new test as part of an organised national program to improve screening rates

Melissa Davey Medical editor

30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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