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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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New Delhi [India], Mar 13 ( ANI ): Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in the country among women aged between 15 and 44 years.
NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) is supporting the #Smear-ForSmear 2018 campaign, which runs until Sunday during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week.
In Nigeria, approximately 11,500 new cervical cancer cases were reported in 2010 compared to about 6,000 in 1980 (2).
The tragedy of cervical cancer deaths is that this cancer is preventable and treatable.
Since cervical cancer is asymptomatic in its earlier stages, screening via pap smear or visual inspection using acetic acid (VIA) for women 21 65 years old is encouraged.
Is the annual number of deaths caused by cervical cancer worldwide.
To re-examine cervical cancer mortality rates from 2002 to 2012 in the United States, Anne Rositch, PhD, MSPH, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her colleagues obtained estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics and the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Mortality Database.
A survey was used to collect data about socio-demographic features and knowledge and practices on cervical cancer and screening, signs and symptoms of cervical cancer and human papillomavirus vaccine.
Prevalence of E6/E7 oncogenes of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 have been studied in cervical cancer patients in Pakistani population.
1) But CIN did not develop more often in HIV-positive women when researchers looked only at women with a normal initial Pap test who followed cervical cancer screening guidelines.
HEALTH bosses are urging women to attend regular cervical screenings to help prevent deaths by cancer as part of a campaign by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.
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.