Experts warn the Pap test is too flawed to be a woman's only test for 'silent killer' cancers

Why you should not rely on your Pap test

Experts warn the Pap test is too flawed to be a woman's only test for 'silent killer' cancers

Glutathione metabolism and its implications for health. - PubMed - NCBI

Glutathione metabolism and its implications for health. - PubMed - NCBI

Doctors may be using the wrong test and screening the wrong women for HPV:  #cervicalcancer

Study: Doctors May Be Confused About Cervical Cancer Screening

Doctors may be using the wrong test and screening the wrong women for HPV: #cervicalcancer

Management algorithm for women with combinations of test results from combined HPV and Pap testing.

Management algorithm for women with combinations of test results from combined HPV and Pap testing.

The biggest story this week was about the “quiet epidemic” of oesophageal cancer and the fact that men are nearly three times more likely to develop the disease. The BBC and the Independent have more info, and this graphic summarises the story: Testing women for the human papillomavirus (HPV) first, instead of using the traditional [...]

The biggest story this week was about the “quiet epidemic” of oesophageal cancer and the fact that men are nearly three times more likely to develop the disease. The BBC and the Independent have more info, and this graphic summarises the story: Testing women for the human papillomavirus (HPV) first, instead of using the traditional [...]

@pascalmeier74  Direct benefit of vaccinating boys along with girls against oncogenic human papillomavirus: bayesian evidence synthesis  RESEARCH: Abstract Objective: To assess the reduction in the vaccine preventable burden of cancer in men if boys are vaccinated along with girls against oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV).  RESEARCH Conclusions In summary, we have presented a comprehensive analysis of the incremental benefit of vaccinating boys along with girls against oncogenic HPV…

@pascalmeier74 Direct benefit of vaccinating boys along with girls against oncogenic human papillomavirus: bayesian evidence synthesis RESEARCH: Abstract Objective: To assess the reduction in the vaccine preventable burden of cancer in men if boys are vaccinated along with girls against oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV). RESEARCH Conclusions In summary, we have presented a comprehensive analysis of the incremental benefit of vaccinating boys along with girls against oncogenic HPV…

Earlier this year Dr Neha Pathak led a team of researchers in a study which found that some strains of HPV, which can cause cervical cancer, could be detected through urine testing. In recognition of this important work, Cosmopolitan Magazine awarded Neha the ‘Ultimate Game Changer’ award at last night’s star-studded Ultimate Women Awards. The awards honour both celebrity and real-life women for their bravery and achievements in 2014. http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/smd/144699.html

2014's Ultimate Game Changer: Neha Pathak

Earlier this year Dr Neha Pathak led a team of researchers in a study which found that some strains of HPV, which can cause cervical cancer, could be detected through urine testing. In recognition of this important work, Cosmopolitan Magazine awarded Neha the ‘Ultimate Game Changer’ award at last night’s star-studded Ultimate Women Awards. The awards honour both celebrity and real-life women for their bravery and achievements in 2014. http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/smd/144699.html

It's our responsibility to take care of our healthy.  https://www.facebook.com/EmpoweredSuperWomenHipsters   #women #healthy #papsmear #cervicalcancer #cancer #prevention

Women over 50 who skip smear tests more likely to get cancer

It's our responsibility to take care of our healthy. https://www.facebook.com/EmpoweredSuperWomenHipsters #women #healthy #papsmear #cervicalcancer #cancer #prevention

Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, pictured).  At present, medics screen for cervical cancer using smear tests which detect the presence of precancerous cells

Could the smear test eventually be replaced with a urine sample?

Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, pictured). At present, medics screen for cervical cancer using smear tests which detect the presence of precancerous cells

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