Want to maximize the benefits and reduce potential harms of cervical cancer screening? Try these 4 strategies.
Is It Time for Stand-Alone HPV Testing?
Now that stand-alone HPV tests have been approved, is it worth changing cervical cancer screening recommendations? Juan Felix, MD, weighs in.
Cervical Treatments Don't Hinder Fertility
Treatments to remove precancerous cervical lesions don't seem to affect a woman's ability to become pregnant, new research found.
HPV Vaccine Not Linked to Unsafe Sex
Adolescent girls who receive the HPV vaccine are no more likely than unvaccinated girls to participate in risky sexual behavior.
Many Women Willing to Extend Cervical Cancer Screening Intervals
Women in routine gynecologic care expressed willingness to extend screening intervals and use cytology alone or Pap-HPV cotesting if recommended by a physician.
New HPV Vaccine Could Prevent 90% of Cervical Cancers
A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that protects against nine types of HPV and would protect against about 90% of cervical cancers could be available in 2015.
Urine Test Works for HPV Screening
Urine tests effectively screen for HPV, but more data is needed to determine whether they can correctly diagnose cervical disease.
Cervical Cancer Screening Tests Continue to Evolve
Be it Pap tests, HPV tests, or both, cervical cancer screening is important. This article explores screening paradigms and offers a glimpse of what's to come.
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