New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65
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  May 16, 2017  
  Cervical Cancer  
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 New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65New study highlights importance of cervical cancer screening for older women after age 65
 
Cervical cancer is often thought of as a disease that primarily affects young women. Because of this, many older women fail to keep up with appropriate screening as they age.
 
 
 Artificial intelligence image detection technique offers low-cost, improved screening for cervical cancerArtificial intelligence image detection technique offers low-cost, improved screening for cervical cancer
 
Artificial intelligence--commonly known as A.I.--is already exceeding human abilities. Self-driving cars use A.I. to perform some tasks more safely than people. E-commerce companies use A.I. to tailor product ads to customers' tastes quicker and with more precision than any breathing marketing analyst.
 
   Recurrence of HPV-negative HNSCC after radiation therapy linked to high tumor levels of PD-L1 proteinRecurrence of HPV-negative HNSCC after radiation therapy linked to high tumor levels of PD-L1 protein
 
Recurrence of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) negative for human papillomavirus (HPV) following radiation therapy was associated with high tumor levels of the protein PD-L1.
 
   Cancer screening for transplant patients do not meet existing guidelines, new study findsCancer screening for transplant patients do not meet existing guidelines, new study finds
 
People who have received organ transplants are at higher risk of developing and dying of cancer than the general population. Yet their rates of cancer screening do not meet existing guidelines, a new study has found.
 
   Two-dose HPV vaccine provides effective protection against genital wartsTwo-dose HPV vaccine provides effective protection against genital warts
 
As of this year, kids under the age of 15 only need 2 doses of HPV vaccine. New research out of Boston Medical Center, published online in the STD Journal, is the first published clinical evidence to support new recommendations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for a two-dose HPV vaccine to prevent genital warts.
 
 Elekta demonstrate high definition dynamic radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco at ESTRO
 
Elekta demonstrate high definition dynamic radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco at ESTROExhibit and events to highlight High definition Dynamic Radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco treatment planning software.
 
 
 Study generates comprehensive catalog of diseases linked to variations in HLA genes
 
Study generates comprehensive catalog of diseases linked to variations in HLA genesA study led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy has generated the first comprehensive catalog of diseases associated with variations in human leukocyte antigen genes that regulate the body's immune system.