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HPV vaccines provide hope for major international programmes of primary prevention

HPV vaccines provide hope for major international programmes of primary prevention

Rapid screen-and-treat methods significantly reduce cervical cancer precursor lesions

Rapid screen-and-treat methods significantly reduce cervical cancer precursor lesions

Cervical cancer control program increases rate of follow-up

Cervical cancer control program increases rate of follow-up

"Screen and treat” cervical cancer programs effective in poorly resourced areas

"Screen and treat” cervical cancer programs effective in poorly resourced areas

Measurement of telomerase activity in urine appears useful for detection of bladder cancer in men

Measurement of telomerase activity in urine appears useful for detection of bladder cancer in men

New national cytology training programme established in New Zealand

New national cytology training programme established in New Zealand

Percutaneous core-needle biopsy, provides samples of tissue suitable for accurate initial diagnosis of a solid tumor

Percutaneous core-needle biopsy, provides samples of tissue suitable for accurate initial diagnosis of a solid tumor

Incorporating human papillomavirus testing into cervical cancer screening will provide health benefits at a reasonable cost

Incorporating human papillomavirus testing into cervical cancer screening will provide health benefits at a reasonable cost

Women with HIV need cervical cancer check every 3 years

Women with HIV need cervical cancer check every 3 years

More dependable, less expensive tool to help detect bladder cancer earlier

More dependable, less expensive tool to help detect bladder cancer earlier

New virtual microscopy system

New virtual microscopy system

Regular smear tests rather than colposcopy is the best way of monitoring low-grade cervical lesions

Regular smear tests rather than colposcopy is the best way of monitoring low-grade cervical lesions

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

3 year study to validate bladder cancer test

New information guide on cervical cancer

New information guide on cervical cancer

BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill

BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill

Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine

Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine