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Urine Test Works for HPV Screening
Urine tests effectively screen for HPV, but more data is needed to determine whether they can correctly diagnose cervical disease.
Cervical Cancer Screening Tests Continue to Evolve
Be it Pap tests, HPV tests, or both, cervical cancer screening is important. This article explores screening paradigms and offers a glimpse of what's to come.
FDA Update: Bevacizumab Is Approved for Cervical Cancer
The FDA has approved bevacizumab (Avastin) for treating persistent, recurrent, or metastatic cervical cancer after studies show gains in overall survival.
Already Had Sex? The HPV Vaccine Still Has Value
The optimal time to get the HPV vaccine is before a first sexual encounter. But getting the vaccine after still offers significant protection against cervical dysplasia.
Pelvic Exams Have Value: Does Skipping Them Put Women at Risk?
The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against pelvic exams in asymptomatic, nonpregnant, adult women. Some say this is faulty logic. What say you?
Back to Basics: The Well-Woman Visit
Don’t let time constraints and large patient loads prevent you from providing a thorough well-woman visit. Are you covering all the bases?
FDA Panel: HPV Test Can Replace Pap for Cervical Cancer Screening
An FDA panel has recommended that a DNA test that screens for HPV in women can replace the standard Pap smear as a first-line primary cervical cancer screening test.
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