HPV may have a link to lung cancer
April 11, 2011
Although most closely associated with cervical cancer, researchers have found the human papillomavirus (HPV) may also be linked to lung cancer.More...
'Health chip' tested on cervical cancer has broader use
January 10, 2011
A European project that developed a "health chip" could provide immediate diagnosis of many diseases that now take a significant amount of laboratory testing to achieve.More...
Vaccine that can prevent cervical cancer has low participation
November 11, 2010
The number of young women who take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, or complete the recommended three-dose regimen, is considerably less than those eligible for the vaccinations that can prevent them from developing cervical cancer.More...
January is a time to raise awareness about cervical cancer
January 6, 2010
Raising awareness about cervical cancer and the virus that causes it is the focus of Cervical Health Awareness Month throughout January, according to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC).More...
Revised guide on Paps smear will detect cervival cancer appropriately
November 20, 2009
New guidelines that call for women in their 20s to have Pap smears every two years not annually, as currently recommended is a realistic guide to finding appropriate detection for cervical cancer, according to cervical cancer expert Dr. Diana Contreras.More...
Debate brews on mammogram recommendations
November 17, 2009
The government's recommendation this week that most women can wait until age 50 to get mammograms has divided the cancer-fighting community.More...