Early evidence of HPV vaccine impact

( -- In a new study published in Lancet, researchers from Australia report evidence that the vaccine designed to target the human papillomavirus, or HPV, has dramatically dropped the incidence of lesions in Australian ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cervical cancer testing tech could replace pap smears, save lives

Emerging technologies can screen for cervical cancer better than Pap smears and, if widely used, could save lives both in developing nations and parts of countries, like the United States, where access to health care may ...

Oncology & Cancer

Vinegar cancer test saves lives, India study finds

A simple vinegar test slashed cervical cancer death rates by one-third in a remarkable study of 150,000 women in the slums of India, where the disease is the top cancer killer of women.

Oncology & Cancer

What to know about cervical cancer

Part of the reproductive system, the cervix connects the vagina to the uterus, also known as the womb. By collecting cervical cells (called the Pap smear after the scientist who pioneered the screening test in the mid-1900s), ...

Oncology & Cancer

Experts address the latest advances in cervical cancer treatment

Although the incidence of cervical cancer has declined with increased screening and higher uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, cervical cancer remains the second highest cause of cancer mortality among women ...

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