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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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'The need to intervene against breast and cervical cancer is inspired by the deaths recorded due to the ailment.
For the following study, researchers gathered and examined records of 4,245 patients diagnosed with cervical cancer in Sweden between January 1, 2002, and December 31, 2011.
Until now, only girls have been given the vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer as well as penile cancer, anal and genital cancers and some cancers of the head and neck.
'For early detection which is also a secondary prevention method, the implementation of cervical cancer screening must be expanded to a more efficient screening processes that includes providing comfort and autonomy to women.
Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV) which is transmitted sexually or by skin-to-skin contact.
Cervical cancer mainly affects "sexually active women aged between 30 and 45" and if diagnosed at an early stage, is "usually possible to treat using surgery".
According to the Mayo Clinic's website: cervical cancer is a type of cancer that occurs in the cells of the cervix the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina.
A total of 58 people died from cervical cancer in the UAE in 2018, and 108 new cases were reported in the same year, according to an interactive map that was launched on March 4, 2019.
Rubeena Zakar highlighted the importance of cervical cancer screening and prevention.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) screening and vaccination must be taken up on a war footing to prevent 15 million cervical cancer deaths among women by 2050, a Lancet research said.
Cervical cancer screenings are an important component of preventive health care for women.