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Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month: Early diagnosis afford patients better quality of life, disease management
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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
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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

International Women’s Day Part 3: Safe sex tips for women who have sex with women
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International Women’s Day Part 3: Safe sex tips for women who have sex with women

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.

Having more than 10 sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer: Study
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Having more than 10 sexual partners could increase the risk of cancer: Study

Safe sexual intercourse has many health benefits. But when the sex is with multiple partners, some risks may get attached to it as well.

Can a contraceptive drug really prevent and cure cervical cancer?
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Can a contraceptive drug really prevent and cure cervical cancer?

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
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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
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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
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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.

Study show some women more likely to develop cervical cancer, help in early detection
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Study show some women more likely to develop cervical cancer, help in early detection

Researchers found a link between women most likely to develop cancer and a micro-gene in their DNA.

World Health Day 2019: A quick guide to Cervical Cancer and how to prevent it
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World Health Day 2019: A quick guide to Cervical Cancer and how to prevent it

Cervical cancer is the fourth most diagnosed cancer in women and a key cause of preventable deaths.

IIT Delhi scientists develop AI-based system to detect malaria, TB, cervical cancer
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IIT Delhi scientists develop AI-based system to detect malaria, TB, cervical cancer

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
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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.

Scientist finds cure for HPV infection, cervical cancer after 20 years of trying
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Scientist finds cure for HPV infection, cervical cancer after 20 years of trying

Cervical cancer is quickly growing as a leading cause of death among female cancer patients.

Cancer agency slams 'unfounded rumours' about HPV vaccine, declares it safe
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Cancer agency slams 'unfounded rumours' about HPV vaccine, declares it safe

Some countries also recommend the shot for boys, to eliminate the HPV virus from circulation.

World Cancer Day 2019: Cervical cancer can be prevented, even cured if found early
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World Cancer Day 2019: Cervical cancer can be prevented, even cured if found early

India has a population of 365.71 million women over age 15 who are at risk of developing cervical cancer.

Cancer drugs may be repurposed to allow infections caused by HPV to be treated, say scientists
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Cancer drugs may be repurposed to allow infections caused by HPV to be treated, say scientists

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?
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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.

Indian scientists are testing dendritic therapy in the fight against cervical cancer
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Indian scientists are testing dendritic therapy in the fight against cervical cancer

Cancer of the uterine cervix, also known as cervical cancer, is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women in India.

Over 62,000 women died of cervical cancer in 2015-16, says JP Nadda in Lok Sabha
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Over 62,000 women died of cervical cancer in 2015-16, says JP Nadda in Lok Sabha

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.

US study throws up new vaccine to prevent cervical cancer
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US study throws up new vaccine to prevent cervical cancer

A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can potentially prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers if given to all 11- or 12-year-old children