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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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Majorly, two cervical cancer vaccines, namely, Gardasil (Merck & Co.
The Executive Board report found that, tragically, most cases of cervical cancer are detected at a late stage, when the disease has become advanced and treatment options are less effective.
Quitting now greatly reduces your risk of several types of cancer, including cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women under the age of 35.
She added cancer is still the second most common killer worldwide and cervical cancer is the third most common killer in the UAE.
However, over the years new evidence has emerged to support starting cervical cancer screenings later, and screening low-risk women less frequently.
Caused by a common virus known as human papillomavirus, or HPV, cervical cancer is the only type of cancer linked to a virus.
Any woman who has been treated for CIN2, CIN3, or cervical cancer should be screened annually for at least 20 years after treatment, as recurrent disease is possible.
Cervical cancer and hormonal contraceptives: collaborative re-analysis of individual data for 16,573 women with cervical cancer and 35,509 women without cervical cancer from 24 epidemiological studies.
Dr Jane Green, lead researcher based at Cancer Research UKs epidemiology unit at the University of Oxford, and colleagues wrote in The Lancet medical journal, This study confirms that women who are taking the Pill have a small increased risk of cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer is a disease in which cancer cells are found in the tissues of the cervix.
Child marriage is driven by poverty and has many effects on girls' health: increased risk for sexually transmitted diseases, cervical cancer, malaria, death during childbirth, and obstetric fistulas.