Oncology & Cancer

Cervical cancer elimination possible within two decades in the US

Scaling up cervical cancer screening coverage in the U.S. to 90% could expedite elimination of the disease and avert more than 1,000 additional cases per year, according to a new study led by researchers from Harvard T.H. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cervical cancer screening saves lives

Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer in women worldwide, but most American women can prevent it by being screened with tests that detect human papillomaviruses (HPV).

Oncology & Cancer

Cervical cancer screening numbers drop off in women 45-65

Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer affecting women in the United States. That's because there are two good screening tests for cervical cancer. One is the Pap test performed during a pelvic exam ...

Oncology & Cancer

At-home test could boost screening for cervical cancer

An at-home, non-invasive screening for cervical pre-cancer could increase compliance with recommended follow-up tests, according to research presented Monday at a cancer conference.

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