News tagged with pap smears

Cancer-screening software wins wireless competition

A software program for screening for cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries with limited resources, earned the top award and $10,000 in the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize at UW-Madison. The AlgoCerv software ena ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Q+A: Should cervical cancer tests start later?

UK health authorities have recommended women start having pap smears later in life, suggesting women wait until they are at least 25 before having their first cervical cancer screening. ...

Dec 12, 2012
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Pap smears a must to protect against cervical cancer

(Medical Xpress)—An alarming number of women don't understand that the common sexually transmitted infection human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) ...

Oct 19, 2012
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HPV test beats pap long-term: study

(HealthDay) -- Testing for HPV, the human papillomavirus linked to cervical cancer, can predict which women will stay cancer-free for a decade or more, a new study shows.

Jul 30, 2012
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