New model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatment
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  March 8, 2017  
  Cervical Cancer  
  The latest cervical cancer news from News Medical  
 New model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatmentNew model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatment
 
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths for women low- and middle-income countries, including Botswana, where 75 percent of cervical cancer patients suffer from advanced forms of the disease.
 
 
 CPRIT awards $1.5 million grant to reduce burden of cervical cancer in West TexasCPRIT awards $1.5 million grant to reduce burden of cervical cancer in West Texas
 
Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H, M.D., has received nearly $1.5 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to reduce the burden of cervical cancer in West Texas.
 
   Many women do not receive guideline-based care for cervical cancer, study findsMany women do not receive guideline-based care for cervical cancer, study finds
 
Women with locally advanced cervical cancer whose treatment follows national guidelines for care have better survival, regardless of race, ethnicity or stage of cancer.
 
   Workers without paid sick leave less likely to receive preventive health care screenings, study findsWorkers without paid sick leave less likely to receive preventive health care screenings, study finds
 
More than 20 million Americans have gained health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act and do not have to pay for 15 preventive screenings recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.
 
   Scientists to develop 'next generation' device that could help predict risk of preterm birthScientists to develop 'next generation' device that could help predict risk of preterm birth
 
A NEW ‘next generation’ device which could help doctors reliably predict the risk of preterm birth is to be developed by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield thanks to funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
 
 Advantages and Disadvantages of the Contraceptive Patch
 
Advantages and Disadvantages of the Contraceptive PatchThe oral contraceptive pill was used widely because of its high efficacy. However, poor patient compliance inevitably led to higher-than-ideal pregnancy rates, as users often forgot to take the pill at the right time, to take it every day, or had gastrointestinal conditions which interfered with its digestion and absorption.
 
 
 IUD and IUD Differences
 
IUD and IUD DifferencesLong-acting reversible contraception is used by many women who do not wish to have children for several years. Of the many methods available, two of the most widely used are the intrauterine device (IUD) and the intrauterine system (IUS).