Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month: Early diagnosis afford patients better quality of life, disease management
With advancements in science and technology, healthcare delivery of cancer has also evolved and there are screening measures in place for cancer diagnosis.
Cervical, ovarian and three other types of gynaecological cancers that affect women; timely screening key for prevention
Estimates suggest that every year in India, more than 1,22,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and over 67,000 of these patients die
Whether you’re a lesbian, bisexual, or straight but experimenting - it’s nobody’s business but yours. What’s also your business is your sexual health.
Safe sexual intercourse has many health benefits. But when the sex is with multiple partners, some risks may get attached to it as well.
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer as well as the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in women worldwide.
Why is a vaccine that would drastically reduce the incidence of cervical cancer not a part of India's universal immunisation programme
Cervical cancer is strongly linked to certain strains of HPV. Two strains of HPV, HPV 16 and 18, cause over 70% of cases of the disease in India.
UK-based doctors develop simple kit to test cervical cancer; ailment claims almost 270,000 lives every year
Checking for cervical cancer may soon become as easy as collecting a vaginal swab at home, in the privacy of your bathroom, Public Health England has already started a small-scale preliminary study for a home smear test
Parents reluctant to vaccinate their kids should learn the horrors of measles, other forgotten diseases
The Rubella vaccine became the R in the MMR and the strategy changed to vaccinating all pre-school children.
Researchers found a link between women most likely to develop cancer and a micro-gene in their DNA.
Cervical cancer is the fourth most diagnosed cancer in women and a key cause of preventable deaths.
The microscopy tool is particularly suited to diagnose conditions in low-resource, disease burdened areas.
Family planning too limited in scope to cover gender justice; women's sexual and reproductive health a human rights issue
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is not limited to women and girls but they are at the forefront of disproportionate consequences of lack of information and services.
Cervical cancer is quickly growing as a leading cause of death among female cancer patients.
Some countries also recommend the shot for boys, to eliminate the HPV virus from circulation.
India has a population of 365.71 million women over age 15 who are at risk of developing cervical cancer.
HPV infections caused an estimated 266,000 deaths from cervical cancer worldwide in 2012, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)
RSS affiliate complains against cervical cancer vaccine: Should patriarchal organisations opine about women's health?
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to ignore the serious issue of cervical cancer adhering to recommendations from an organisation affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
Cancer of the uterine cervix, also known as cervical cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in India.
About 62,416 women died of cervical cancer in 2015-16 in the country, Union Health Minister J P Nadda informed the Lok Sabha on Friday.
A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers if given to all 11- or 12-year-old children