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Cheryl Sheard: Calls for Welsh cancer drugs fund sparked in part by case of terminally ill mum
The 35-year-old from Dyserth is trying to get funding for a life-prolonging drug, which would be available to her if she lived in England.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Southern women are urged to think about the ones they love
Southern women are being asked to consider the impact their health has on family and friends this September, by ensuring that their smears are up to date as part of Cervical Screening Awareness Month.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Lee's Summit Tribune
Yearly Well Woman Exam Still Recommended
In March of 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and a multidisciplinary partnership among the American Cancer Society/American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology/American Society for Clinical Pathology made new recommendations for cervical cancer screening for women.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Entrepreneur redevelops one of life's scariest tests
'There's a lot of opportunity in health care to redesign things to be more useful for people, in ways that would increase compliance,' says Jessica Ching, CEO of Eve Medical.
Taking preventive health care into community spaces
A church. A city park. An office. These are not the typical settings for a medical checkup.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Nowa s the time for cervical screening
Cervical Screening Awareness Month is coming up in September and MidCentral DHB is encouraging women who are due, or overdue, to book a smear test now.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Recommendations and Reports: Human Papillomavirus Vaccination:...
Corresponding preparer: Lauri E. Markowitz, MD, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC.
Detroit Free Press
Girls' mystery illness possibly linked to cervical cancer vaccine
A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Merck Collaboration Could Add $150M To Advaxis' Present Value
At ~4.00/share the stock could see an upside of 200% with a target price of $12.90/share on a fully diluted basis according to my fair value.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
Designated for ovarian cancer awareness, September is a time to increase knowledge about a disease that has been overlooked and under diagnosed far too long.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Report Shows Iowa's Not Making the Grade to Reduce Cancer
The American Cancer Society's annual report card says Iowa's getting bad grades in some areas.
Infection Control Today
Report Shows That HPV Vaccine Trials Can Be Shortened Significantly
A new report from a working group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer , the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, and the United States National Cancer Institute shows how the evaluation and licensing of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccines could be significantly accelerated.
Cheryl Sheard and husband Gary's wedding blessing as she waits for cancer drug
The 35-year-old mum-of-two, from Dyserth, enjoyed a special day with 200 friends and family including her son and daughter That was the message from the minister at a wedding blessing for terminally ill cervical cancer patient Cheryl Sheard and husband Gareth, known as Gaz.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Experts say annual pap tests can cause harm
Sherri Tyrrell, of Bend, holds up 28 samples of high risk HPV test samples inside Central Oregon Pathology in Bend, Oregon on Friday, August 22, 2014.
Vaccine an effective way to battle cancer
Physicians past the age of 60 remember cervical cancer as the leading cause of death from cancer in women in the United States.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Touching moment surrogate mum handed baby over to her sister
With his smiling mother and aunt, this is little Fionan Terry in one of the first portraits of his extraordinary family.
Study shows Hera Therapeutics experimental compound shuts down human...
Research presented at the 29 Annual International Papillomavirus Conference shows that a therapy being developed by Hera Therapeutics Inc. combats three types of human papillomavirus, including the two that cause 70 percent of all cervical cancer.
Hamilton Mountain News
Lace up Sept. 7 for Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope
Volunteers Kirsten Holubeshen, planning committee member Pauline Di Filippo and volunteer Kelly Holubeshen are pictured at last year's event.
Brave Sorcha urges women not to be afraid of cervical screening
At just 23 years old Sorcha Glenn is battling cervical cancer - here she tells her story and urges other women to make sure to get screened.
Fobbed off, but now I have cancer at 20
THREE determined ladies are teaming up to walk a nighttime marathon in honour of their courageous sister who is battling cervical and ovarian cancer at the age of 20. Rhyanne Griffiths was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May last year after almost a decade of being "fobbed off" by doctors.