Oncology & Cancer

Treatable cancers killing thousands in Pacific

People living in the Pacific Islands are dying regularly from highly treatable cancers because of a lack of cancer care services around the region, researchers say.

Oncology & Cancer

CDC: Recent decline seen in high-grade cervical lesions

(HealthDay)—The number of cervical precancers (CIN2+ cases) in the United States declined from 2008 to 2016, likely in part because of prevention with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to research published ...

Oncology & Cancer

Screening also prevents rare types of cervical cancer

Rare types of cervical cancer can be effectively prevented with screening, a comprehensive study of identified cases of rare cervical cancer over a 10-year period in Sweden concludes. The study was conducted by researchers ...

Oncology & Cancer

Older women have the highest risk of dying from cervical cancer

Denmark has one of highest incidences of cervical cancer in the Western world. But once a person has turned 65, they are no longer automatically screened—even though older women are, in fact, the cohort with the highest ...

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