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Fatal cases of cervical cancer could be avoided

Posted on Sep 16, 2019 by PRESS

According to obstetrician Dr Howard Manyonga, almost all fatal cases of cervical cancer could be avoided if women ...

Cervical cancer survivor shares her story

Posted on Mar 6, 2018 by Monique Warner

Like so many healthy women, Marinda van Zyl didn’t give cervical cancer much thought – until she was ...

Parents: The importance of educating your children about cervical cancer

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 by A4W Contributor

There comes a time when you will need to have the ‘talk’ with your female children, about the ...

How to protect yourself from cervical cancer

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 by A4W Contributor

This quick test for cervical cancer could help put your mind at ease…

Vital cervical cancer drugs “out of stock” at Gauteng hospitals

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 by ANA Newswire

Hospitals in Gauteng ran out of a key cancer drug that is used to increase the effectiveness of ...

Cervical cancer vaccine: What you need to know

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 by A4W Contributor

Every year almost 8000 South African women are diagnosed with cervical cancer, the leading cause of deaths from ...

What are the warning signs of cervical cancer?

Posted on Dec 4, 2016 by Shenrina Badri

Do you know what some of the warning signs of cervical cancer are? …

The UDoTest: New cervical cancer test you can do at home

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 by A4W Contributor

September is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and we wanted to inform South African women about a new test ...

Women skip cervical cancer checks despite campaigns

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 by News24.com

Despite ongoing campaigns to encourage regular cervical cancer checks, some women in rural Mpumalanga are hesitant to undergo ...

Male circumcision could cut cervical cancer risk in women

Posted on Aug 25, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Cervical cancer is the most common female cancer in women aged 15 to 44 years in South Africa, ...

Cervical cancer: 18,81 Million SA women over the age of 15 are at risk

Posted on Aug 25, 2016 by A4W Contributor

Despite the fact that cervical cancer is a preventable disease, it causes more deaths in South African women ...

What is the best way to detect cervical cancer?

Posted on Jan 14, 2016 by A4W Contributor

The primary screening for cervical cancer has been the Pap smear but is it the most effective way ...

How to prevent cervical cancer

Posted on Sep 22, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Every two minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer, a preventable disease. Find out how to protect yourself ...

What we need to know about cervical cancer

Posted on Sep 17, 2015 by A4W Contributor

It's Cervical Cancer Awareness month, so Bestmed medical aid scheme is educating women on how to detect cervical ...

HPV vaccine: 1 Dose to prevent most cervical cancers

Posted on Jun 17, 2015 by A4W Contributor

Two large trials published in 'The Lancet Oncology' provide further evidence that a single dose of HPV vaccine ...

80% of cervical cancers preventable with vaccine

Posted on May 13, 2015 by A4W Contributor

The new 9-valent human papillomavirus vaccine could prevent 80 percent of cervical cancers, if given to 11- or ...

What’s the best test for cervical cancer – Pap, HPV or both?

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 by Contributor

Should women be screened for cervical cancer with Pap tests, HPV tests or both? The merits of screening ...

New option for cervical cancer prevention

Posted on Apr 29, 2014 by Contributor

The scientific community recently welcomed new options for detecting and preventing cervical cancer, including the new human papillomavirus ...

Cervical cancer screening could save your life

Posted on Sep 19, 2013 by Contributor

Have you been screened for cervical cancer this year? A simple screening could save your life! Cervical cancer ...

Vinegar being used to test for cervical cancer

Posted on Jun 5, 2013 by SAPA

Cervical cancer is the leading cause of death by cancer among women in many developing countries. However, a ...

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