Search Tag: cervical cancer

Women's Health

Hologic - Project Health Equality

2022 13 Jul

Hologic has partnered with other forward-thinking organizations to drive change that will impact women's lives for generations. This includes ALL women, regardless of race, caste or creed. Statistics show that Hispanic women are 40% more likely to be diagnosed with cervical cancer and 30% more likely to die from it than non-Hispanic white women.... Read more

Executive Health Management

January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Month

2022 14 Jan

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as well as the U.S. Congress marks January as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The U.K also recognizes 17-23 January 2022 as Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.   Over 14,000 U.S. women are diagnosed each year. Globally, it was estimated in 2018 that cervical cancer caused 311,000 deaths making... Read more

Executive Health Management

Cervical Cancer Cut by 87% in HPV-Vaccinated Women

2021 05 Nov

New research, funded by Cancer Research UK and published in The Lancet, found 87% lower cervical cancer rates in English women who were offered the Cervarix human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine vaccinated at ages 12 and 13 than unvaccinated women of similar age. This study provides the first direct evidence of Cervarix‘s effectiveness in lowering cervical... Read more

Women's Health

7 Health Tips Every Woman Should Know about Ageing

2021 02 Aug

Women are often the first line of defense when protecting their family’s health, but in doing so tend to put their concerns on the back burner. While ageing is a topic of concern for most women, few take the time to focus on themselves. Studies have proven that following these top health tips will extend and improve women’s lives expodentially, according... Read more

Women's Health

Women’s Cancer Screenings Fell by More than 80% During COVID

2021 05 Jul

According to the CDC’s National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, breast cancer screenings for underserved women decreased by 87%, and by 84% for cervical cancer, during April 2020 when compared to the previous five years of averages for the month. In a statement, lead study author and CDC health scientist Amy DeGroff said... Read more

IMAGING Management

New USPSTF draft Cervical Cancer Screening recommendations are a step back for Women's Health

2017 16 Sep

Hologic, Inc. is deeply concerned that the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) did not include a grade for co-testing (also known as Pap+HPV Together) in draft cervical cancer screening recommendations released this week. These draft recommendations do not consider the wealth of data supporting the value of co-testing, and will put... Read more

IMAGING Management

Robot Radiology: AI for Cervical Cancer Detection

2017 29 Apr

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already exceeded human abilities in several areas. It is expected that soon AI will be used to read biomedical images more accurately than medical personnel alone. This could potentially result in better early cervical cancer detection at much lower cost.  See Also :  AI Systems 'Augment' Human Diagnosticians... Read more

IMAGING Management

Study Supports Screening with Pap+HPV Together™ as Best Way to Detect Cervical Cancer & Pre-Cancer

2016 03 May

Co-testing with Pap+HPV Together™ results in significantly fewer false-negative results than either test  used alone 1 A new cervical cancer screening study demonstrates that Pap+HPV Together™ (co-testing) remains the most effective strategy for detecting high-grade cervical lesions 1,2, Hologic, Inc. has announced. The study, published... Read more