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Cervical Cancer

New HPV Vaccine Could Prevent 90% of Cervical Cancers

A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that protects against nine types of HPV and would protect against about 90% of cervical cancers could be available in 2015.

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer survivors saw improvements in self-reported quality-of-life outcomes with a psychosocial telephone counseling intervention, according to a new study.

Women in routine gynecologic care expressed willingness to extend screening intervals and use cytology alone or Pap-HPV cotesting if recommended by a physician.

Conservative management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 2 is an appropriate treatment option for women aged 25 years and younger.

A test for dangerous strains of high-risk HPV using messenger RNA was shown to be reliable and effective for cervical cancer risk stratification.

Multiple lesion-directed biopsies can drastically improve the sensitivity of colposcopy in women referred for abnormal cervical cancer screening.

More than 11% of all eligible women had not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years, according to a study by researchers at the CDC.

Nurses trained in the visual inspection with acetic acid cervical cancer screening method were able to successfully perform colposcopy and detect cervical lesions.

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