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World Cancer Day: Cervical health awareness is crucial for women, even during pregnancy

World Cancer Day: Patients with cervical cancer, who continue their pregnancy, should be closely monitored until delivery. Advanced medical science has enabled gynecologists to remove cancerous cervix while preserving the womb.

Cervical cancer screening: how new device scores over older alternatives

Cervix is the second most common site for cancer in Indian women, preceded only by breast.


AIIMS completes trials for low-cost, painless cervical cancer screening device

The inventor is in talks with the Tamil Nadu government for introduction of the FDA-approved device in a primary care setting.

An investment in the future

Australia’s cervical cancer immunisation programme can serve as a template

Technical group approves cervical cancer vaccine in national programme

SJM, the economic wing of RSS, had written to the prime minister last month against the introduction of the vaccine in the national programme citing safety and cost concerns.

As India dithers, funding agency waits, says cervical cancer vaccine effective

In December 2015, GAVI announced a $500 million grant for India, a quarter of which was to be spent for health system strengthening.


Cervical cancer vaccine that RSS wing wanted out faces a wait

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women in India.

Study of used sanitary napkins to identify cervical cancer cases

India’s rural pockets where sanitation and hygiene are marked low in the human development index, have high incidence of cervical cancer.

Simply put: Can this vaccine check cervical cancer?

The health ministry is keen on introducing the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine in the universal immunisation programme, hoping to check the incidence of cervical cancer, the second most common cancer among Indian women.

51% cervical cancer patients denied right care, finds study

Cervical cancer comprises 7.92 per cent of cancers in women worldwide, and in India alone, estimates indicate there will be approximately 94,000 new cases per year.