Cervical Cancer

This Is What Sex After Gynecological Cancer Is Really Like

I remember the first time I checked off “pain or discomfort during intercourse” on the patient information sheet at my ob/gyn. I hovered over it …

Cancer

Cervical cancer deaths: a blind spot in global women’s health

<i>Originally published in The Lancet Global Health Blog</i><p><i>Author : Claire Fotheringham</i><p><i>Claire Fotheringham is a medical doctor and specialist in obstetrics</i> …

Cancer

How to increase access to cancer treatment in Kenya

Cancer is the third most common cause of death in Kenya, after infectious diseases and heart conditions and accounts for 7% of all deaths in the …

Health Care

3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today: November 11, 2017

Novartis attacks yet another heme malignancy with CAR-T cells.<p>Bristol-Myers gives a peek of its own IDO data.<p>Seattle Genetics lands a new approval …

Cancer

What it’s like going for a breast cancer screening at the age of 26

Like most women in their twenties, there’s a part of me that feels invincible. Sure, I might have read about and interviewed women who have been diagnosed with life-changing and life-threatening illnesses at a young age, but I've never actually thought it could happen to me.<p>The thing is, when it …

Cancer

Bristol-Myers' Odivo + BMS-986205 shows positive effect in early-stage study in advanced cancers

• Results from a Phase 1/2a dose-escalation and expansion study, CA017-003, evaluating the combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb's (BMY -1.3%) Opdivo …

Cancer

The IUD May Help Reduce Risk of Cervical Cancer

For many years the IUD has been a very scary thing. A lot of people are uncomfortable with the idea of having birth control that goes inside of their …

Cancer

IUDs May Have a Surprising Health Benefit

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>The intrauterine device (IUD) is considered one of the most effective and long-lasting forms of birth control …

Cancer

Myth-Busters: Your Burning Gyno Questions Answered!

Pun intended.<p>In the age of self-diagnosing via the internet, it’s important to recognize that there is a lot of misinformation out there, especially …

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One More Pioneering Woman in Science You've Probably Never Heard Of

It is a regrettable fact that science has historically undervalued the contributions of women. Elizabeth Stern is probably one of the most …

Cancer

UK mum Nicola Hitchen receives life

A woman battling stage four cervical cancer is getting help from an unlikely source - her ex-husband's new wife.<p>Nicola Hitchen, a mother of two, was …

Australian News

What you need to know about cancer in women

Cancer is among the commonest non-communicable diseases afflicting our society today, and has robbed many of their dear ones. However, cancer experts …

Cancer

A guide to more efficient medical screenings whether you're 35 or 75

In 1976, the government formed the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination. The task force was given a daunting task: come up with a …

Cancer

Australia to cut cervical cancer risk with less regular tests

So long, smear test. Australia is about to become one of the first countries to introduce a new cervical screening program that will reduce cancer …

Cancer

Cost of breast cancer burdensome for many patients

When Roberta Woodard underwent breast cancer treatment last year, the disease took a toll not only on her health, but also on her bank account.The …

Cancer

Cervical cancer survivor hopes to find surrogate

Pam and Shawn McDonald bought their home in Martensville with the hope of filling the hallways with the pitter-patter of tiny feet — but it didn’t …

Canadian News

Cervical cancer screening low brings urgent action call

<b>Screenings for cervical cancer in Wales are at an 11-year low, with a charity calling for urgent action.</b><p>In 2016/17, the procedure was given to 177,000 women aged 25 to 64, after 236,300 invitations were sent out.<p>This represents 77% of eligible women, down from 77.8% in 2015/16.<p>While Cervical …

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A Cervical Cancer Survivor Is Warning Others About Unexpected Symptoms

When Carla Bradbury began having frequent stomach pains, she thought of a number of things that could be causing it: menstrual cramps, too much soda, …

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Kenya:At Least 8 Women Die Daily From Cervical Cancer

[Capital FM] Nairobi -According to Ministry of Health, between seven to eight women die every day as a result of cervical cancer and it's the third …

Cancer

Vikings Recognize Cancer Survivors and Patients as Part of 'Crucial Catch' Game

The Vikings during Sunday’s game against the Ravens are supporting the fight against cancer as part of the NFL’s “Crucial Catch” campaign.<p>The NFL and …

Cancer

Human papilloma virus vaccination rates drop in Israel

The refusals were especially high in Jerusalem.<p>The vaccination rate among eighth-graders against human papilloma virus (HPV) – for prevention of …

Public Health

This is what we know about HPV, the vaccine and its backlash

For the last decade, doctors have been recommending vaccinations to girls (and now boys, too) to help protect against HPV (human papillomavirus). And …

Health

HPV Is Spread by Having Sex. So Why Don’t People Talk About That?

There’s a virus that almost everyone gets at some point in their lives.<p>It can cause cancer, and rates of the cancers it causes are growing among men.<p>The virus is the human papillomavirus or HPV, and it’s the main cause of cervical cancer, anal cancer and, more recently, mouth and throat cancer.<p>It’s …

Public Health

A Silent Epidemic of Cancer Is Spreading Among Men

Jason Mendelsohn had been married for close to 20 years and was happily raising three kids when he noticed the painless lump on his neck while shaving three years ago.<p>Within days, he had been diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer caused by a virus that he probably caught while in college, decades …

Public Health

I Had Cervical Cancer, Now I Think All Teenagers Should Have The Opportunity To Find Out How They Can Reduce Their Risk

I put off any calls for smear tests, I was always sent the reminders but never called to make an appointment. I was either too busy, forgot, felt …

Cancer

Oral HPV affects more men than women in the U.S.

Rising rates of HPV in men may explain why throat cancers in men now more common than cervical cancer in women<p>Roughly one in nine U.S. men has an …

Public Health

Health Buzz: Near-Death Experiences Are Real, Doctor Says

In 1987, Barbara Bartolome says she died. And 30 years later, she continues to tell her story.<p>The Santa Barbara, California-based retiree says she …

Health

HPV vaccine deniers would prefer a modern-day Magdalene laundry

Deniers forget, or don’t care, how many children and adults died before vaccination<p>Mon, Oct 16, 2017, 06:00 Updated: Tue, Oct 17, 2017, 06:00<p>Why is …

Public Health

Tanzania:'Family Planning Clinics Can Help Screen for Cervical Cancer'

[Daily News] AS cases of cervical cancer increase, screening services with existing family planning clinics can increase access to the services and …

Cancer