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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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Region-wise, the United States dominated the global cervical cancer market and is anticipated to continue its dominance through 2020 on account of the launch of its nine-valent HPV vaccine, Gardasil 9, in 2014, which protects against the infection of all nine types of HPV.
Cervical cancer screening has been available in Well Woman clinics throughout Qatar for over ten years.
Get Immunised Against HPV: HPV is a common sexually transmitted virus known to cause cervical cancer in women.
He said cervical cancer was a concern in the West Midlands.
In a press conference to officially launch the Cervical Cancer Campaign, Sameh Azazi, a consultant gynaecologist, stressed the importance of educating patients about cervical cancer.
Studies showed that clinicians found the guidelines confusing and continued to significantly over screen for cervical cancer with only about 22% of internists, family practice physicians and obstetricians and midwives following the screening protocols (6-7).
Once a woman reaches the age of 30, monitoring the progression of an early HPV infection is important, since HPV at this later stage of life can lead to cervical cancer.
Cervical cancer develops slowly and is unlikely to occur in low-risk women as they age.
Cervical cancer prevention and hormonal contraception.
The incidence of cervical cancer increases with age and so the contribution of hormonal contraceptives to the lifetime incidence of cervical cancer will depend largely on the effects at older ages, when most women are past users.
The earlier cervical cancer is diagnosed, the better the chance for a cure.
Although many African nations do not have the capacity to adequately or effectively screen for cervical cancer or HPV, the incidence of cervical cancer in Africa is estimated to be extremely high.
ERIC SUBA learned something that has haunted him since: Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in developing countries.
The study included 25 cervical cancer blood samples and 69 normal blood samples.
Someday, cervical cancer may really be a thing of the past, as rare a disease as smallpox is now.