Novel home testing kit for cervical cancer could replace Pap tests
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 HPV Vaccination and FertilityHPV Vaccination and Fertility
 
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is used to prevent sexually transmitted HPV infections and cervical cancers. People who are not vaccinated and contract HPV may experience future fertility problems associated with the infection.
 
   Novel home testing kit for cervical cancer could replace Pap testsNovel home testing kit for cervical cancer could replace Pap tests
 
A new method of cervical cancer screening which is designed to be done by women at home could bring down the rates of cervical cancer and associated deaths.
 
   Self-sampling could increase detection of cervical pre-cancerSelf-sampling could increase detection of cervical pre-cancer
 
A non-invasive test to detect cervical pre-cancer could increase participation rates in cervical cancer screening programs.
 
 Papilloma viruses capable of spreading via blood
 
Papilloma viruses capable of spreading via bloodHuman Papilloma Virus or HPV has been known to be transmitted between humans via sexual contact and HPV has been known to be a sexually transmitted disease or STD.
 
 
 Study shows unnecessary Pap smear and pelvic exams common in young women
 
Study shows unnecessary Pap smear and pelvic exams common in young womenWomen under the age of 21 no longer need pelvic examinations or cervical cancer screenings, a new study suggests.
 
 
 CRIPSR could be used to detect disease
 
CRIPSR could be used to detect diseaseCRISPR could be used to establish new diagnostic blood tests by identifying viral nucleic acids, such as Parvo or HPV.
 
 
 Patients with HPV-negative oropharynx cancer have higher risk of early death
 
Patients with HPV-negative oropharynx cancer have higher risk of early deathNew research indicates that there is a higher risk of early death among patients with oropharynx cancer when not caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), than those whose tumors are HPV-positive.
 
 
 Preventive cervical cancer screening declines among women 45 to 65 years of age
 
Preventive cervical cancer screening declines among women 45 to 65 years of ageCervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer affecting women in the United States. That's because there are two good screening tests for cervical cancer.