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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

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.

Hydronephrosis is associated with substantial morbidity in patients with cervical cancer, and is potentially associated with poorer survival as well.

Vaccines including that for HPV, which helps prevent cervical cancer, show no association at all with multiple sclerosis or other CNS demyelinating syndromes.

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.

Adding the TKI cediranib to chemotherapy improved progression-free survival in patients with metastatic or relapsed cervical cancer, according to a study presented at the 2014 ESMO Congress.

Urine tests effectively screen for HPV, but more data is needed to determine whether they can correctly diagnose cervical disease.

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