Automated technology could improve cervical screening coverage in underserved regions
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  May 1, 2018  
  Cervical Cancer  
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 Automated technology could improve cervical screening coverage in underserved regionsAutomated technology could improve cervical screening coverage in underserved regions
 
A new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that high-quality cervical cancer screening can be done effectively using a completely automated approach. The researchers involved in the study indicate that automated technology could increase cervical screening coverage in underserved regions.
 
   New findings highlight need to reconsider cervical cancer screening guidelinesNew findings highlight need to reconsider cervical cancer screening guidelines
 
One in five women diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States will be diagnosed after the age of 65, suggesting that the recommend age to stop cervical cancer screening should be reconsidered, according to researchers who presented today at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s 2018 Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.
 
   Study suggests active surveillance over instant treatment for some cervical lesionsStudy suggests active surveillance over instant treatment for some cervical lesions
 
A new study suggests that regular monitoring (“active surveillance”) instead of instant treatment can prove effective for moderate cervical lesions–unusual cells on the cervix surface, typically known as cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia grade 2 or CIN2.
 
 Research shows how viruses inactivate immune system, causing cancer
 
Research shows how viruses inactivate immune system, causing cancerIt's no new news that viruses cause cancer. For example, human papillomavirus causes almost all of the more than 500,000 annual worldwide cases of cervical cancer.
 
 
 UH researcher examines role of estrogen in cervical cancer
 
UH researcher examines role of estrogen in cervical cancerTwo University of Houston researchers, working to find cancer cures, received grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, the organization that funds groundbreaking cancer research and prevention programs in the state.
 
 
 Scientists examine viability of using new microwave system to treat HPV
 
Scientists examine viability of using new microwave system to treat HPVUniversity of Glasgow are leading new tests into the viability of using an innovative, new microwave system to treat human papillomavirus (HPV).
 
 
 Cancer risk increases with longer wait time for diagnostic testing
 
Cancer risk increases with longer wait time for diagnostic testingThe longer a patient with a positive screening result waits for diagnostic testing, the worse their cancer outcomes may become, according to a literature review of breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung studies in the journal CA led by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.