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Pune study shows feasibility of using mobile screening units to fight cervical cancer

August 20, 2021 10:42 am

Prayas Health Group screened over 18,000 women in mobile screening unit, which has the facility for on-site ablative treatment

Pune study shows feasibility of using mobile screening units to fight cervical cancer

August 19, 2021 12:23 pm

India accounts for about a fifth of the global burden of cervical cancer. Prayas Health Group has screened over 18,000 women in the mobile screening unit which has the facility for on-site ablative treatment.

Make these lifestyle changes to prevent cervical cancer

January 26, 2021 4:12 pm

One suffering from cervical cancer may showcase symptoms such as a bloody vaginal discharge, pelvic pain, or pain during intercourse, explained Dr Tanveer Abdul Majeed, surgical oncologist, Zen Multispecialty Hospital, Chembur

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: Why it is important to get a PAP test done

January 25, 2021 3:06 pm

Sexually-active women between the ages of 21-65 years should get it done once every year for three years, and then every three years, suggests Dr Karamjit Kaur of Fortis La Femme Hospital, Bengaluru

Pune district's cervical cancer screening rate higher than rest of state, Kerala: NFHS-5

December 18, 2020 9:17 am

Though the cancer is entirely preventable, NFHS 5 shows that very few states have taken up screening of women actively.

Cervical cancer can be prevented with a single injection, suggests study

February 13, 2020 3:11 pm

Given that poorer countries do not have access to the vaccines, a single-dose administration campaign can become a big breakthrough.

Cervical cancer could be eliminated within next 100 years: Lancet study

January 31, 2020 12:20 pm

Based on the results of the studies, WHO's cervical cancer elimination strategy has been updated which will be presented for adoption at the World Health Assembly in May 2020, the scientists noted.

Telling Numbers: Recent incidence of breast and cervical cancer in India

December 17, 2019 12:52 pm

From 2016 to 2018, the estimated number of cases of cervical cancer increased from 99,000 to 1 lakh to 1.01 lakh, the government said,

High uptake of HPV vaccine can lead to elimination of cervical cancer: Study

June 30, 2019 12:44 pm

The study, published in the Lancet medical journal, observed that two strands of HPV virus that are mainly responsible for cervical cancer fell 83 per cent in girls aged 13 to 19 after five to eight years of vaccination.

Urine test could help prevent cervical cancer, finds study

April 30, 2019 2:50 pm

Cervical cancer is most common in women aged 30 to 35 years. However, the precancerous stage is detectable in the 5-10 years before this, when up to a third of women fail to attend for their smear test.