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Synonyms for cancer

Synonyms for cancer

any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere

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the fourth sign of the zodiac

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BD SurePath Direct to Slide (DTS), is a unique Liquid Based Cytology (LBC) test intended to be used for screening and detection of cervical cancer, pre-cancerous lesions, atypical cells and all other cytological categories.
Nine women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the UK every day, and two women will lose their lives to the disease.
Although the natural history and the etiologic agents for cervical cancer are well-known (10) and the anatomical structure and location of the cervix lends itself for effective screening, detection and treatment of pre-cancer stages, this entirely preventable cancer continues to inflict pain, suffering and death among women in Nigeria.
Conclusion: Our study revealed poor knowledge about cervical cancer risk factors and symptoms among female students.
Our goal now in the Philippines is to institutionalize HPV (human papillomavirus) immunization and screening so that our precious women will no longer die of cervical cancer,' she said.
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, and each year about 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed.
Is the number of cases of cervical cancer in the U.
The researchers found that black women in the United States are dying from cervical cancer at a rate 77 percent higher than previously thought, while white women are dying at a rate 47 percent higher.
9%) did not know risk factors of cervical cancer, signs of cervical cancer and how to protect oneself against cervical cancer, respectively.
Approximately 500,000 new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed annually in developing countries with an increase in incidence by 10-folds and 250,000 deaths per annum (Yousuf et al.
5) To learn whether low Pap test rates affect chances of CIN or cervical cancer in women with HIV, researchers in Denmark conducted this nationwide study.
Since screening began in the 1980s, the number of deaths by cervical cancer have almost halved due to the success of early detection and treatment.
2014 marks a century since the husband-and-wife team of Dr George and Lady Andromache Papanicolaou first started their research at Cornell Medical College, New York, which ultimately led to the development of the Pap (Papanicolaou) test for early detection of cervical cancer.
Summary: Cervical cancer is the most common cancer among African women, and is on the increase.
Cervical cancer is a malignant tumor derived from primary squamous epithelial cells.