Cervical Cancer in the News

The articles featured below include news about, or mention of, cervical cancer, including cervical cancer research. There is information about cervical cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, survival rates and research into various aspects of cervical cancer.

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Cervical cancer screening for all women in Uganda

Cervical cancer is a major cause of death from cancer among women in Uganda with over 2,400 women dying from the disease, and over 3,500 diagnosed with it, each year. Cervical cancer screening is t...

06 Aug '13 | Cervical Cancer | Uganda

Scent device to detect bladder cancer

Cancer researchers have developed and built a device called ODOREADER that contains a sensor that responds to chemicals in gas emitted from urine. This device correctly assigned 100% of cancer pati...

09 Jul '13 | Bladder Cancer | England

RNA aptamer new hope against Cervical Cancer

Medical researchers have synthesized a molecule, called an RNA aptamer, that latches onto an E7 protein, specifically the HPV16 E7 oncoprotein, that is produced early in the lifecycle of the human ...

30 May '13 | Cervical Cancer

Results of study re. injectable contraceptive risks

Recent research has revealed information about some statistical links between use of injectable contraceptives and the development of certain types of female cancers. Results suggest that injectabl...

07 Mar '12

Home tests for human papillomavirus (HPV) may increase cervical screening coverage

Recent research suggests that home tests for the human papillomavirus (HPV) could help to increase the take-up of cervical screening among women who do not respond to screening invitations.

16 Mar '11

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