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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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New Delhi [India], Mar 13 ( ANI ): Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in the country among women aged between 15 and 44 years.
NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) is supporting the #Smear-ForSmear 2018 campaign, which runs until Sunday during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.
In Nigeria, approximately 11,500 new cervical cancer cases were reported in 2010 compared to about 6,000 in 1980 (2).
The tragedy of cervical cancer deaths is that this cancer is preventable and treatable.
Andrews, who will discuss her life experiences and career, including her journey to becoming a cervical cancer survivor.
Is the annual number of deaths caused by cervical cancer worldwide.
To re-examine cervical cancer mortality rates from 2002 to 2012 in the United States, Anne Rositch, PhD, MSPH, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her colleagues obtained estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics and the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Mortality Database.
A survey was used to collect data about socio-demographic features and knowledge and practices on cervical cancer and screening, signs and symptoms of cervical cancer and human papillomavirus vaccine.
It is concluded that frequency of E6 and E7 oncogenes in HPV 16/-18 subtypes in cervical cancer patients is about 78% of which 97% were positive for HPV 16 and only 3% were positive for HPV 18.
If cervical cancer has already developed but is still in an early stage, it can often be treated successfully.
As part of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which runs from January 24 to January 30, doctors are encourage women aged between 25 and 49, to attend screening appointments which are issued every three years.