The Cancer That Shouldn't Be
- Ending a cancer killer. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Feb97, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p34
Reports on the importance of Pap smears and safer sex in preventing cervical cancer. Detection of abnormal cells through Pap smears before they become cancerous; Prevention of the spread of human papillomavirus through safe sex.
- Live Longer to Advocate for Your Child. Lopatin, Shari // Exceptional Parent;Dec2011, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p49
The article reports on the important role that mothers of parents with special needs play in providing for the health and well being of their children. The important role that an annual Pap test can play in ensuring that mothers of children of special needs will remain free from cervical cancer...
- Exame Papanicolaou: sentimentos relatados por profissionais de enfermagem ao se submeterem a esse exame. Jorge, Roberta Jeane Bezerra; Diógenes, Maria Albertina Rocha; Mendonça, Francisco Antonio da Cruz; Sampaio, Luís Rafael Leite; Jorge Júnior, Roberto // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;2011, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p2443
This work sought to record the impressions of nursing assistants and technicians after submitting to Pap smear screening. This is a descriptive study using a qualitative approach conducted in September and October of 2006 with 35 employees of a public institution, which is a benchmark in...
- CANCER ALERT: Is your gyno giving you the right test? Pepper, Leslie // Redbook;May2002, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p36
Discusses ways to make Pap smear, a screening test for precursor lesions of cervical cancer, more accurate. Effectiveness of the cervical cancer screening test, ThinPrep test; Suggestion if Pap tests found abnormalities; Leading cause of cervical cancer.
- New cervical-cancer threat. // Shape;May2001, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p88
Recommends that women get an annual Pap smear test to reduce the risk to cervical cancer.
- The GYN Mistake Smart Women Make. L. M. // Prevention;Apr2011, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p24
The article recommends regular Pap tests for women to prevent late-stage cervical cancer.
- In South Africa, Having One Pap Smear Lowers Women's Chances of Cervical Cancer. Rosenberg, J. // International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p196
Points out that ever having had a Pap smear significantly reduces the risk of cervical cancer, according to a study of women in South Africa. Case control study on hormonal contraceptives and cervical cancer that had been conducted in the Western Cape between January 1998 and December 2001;...
- CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING STRATEGIES FOR ABORIGINAL WOMEN. Black, Agnes T. // Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal & Indigenous Community Heal;Fall2009, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p157
Background. Cervical cancer mortality in Canada has been reduced by 70% over the past 50 years; however Aboriginal women in BC are estimated to have Pap rates of 50% compared to 85% for all BC women. Mortality from cervical cancer is six times higher among Aboriginal women than other women in...
- Enhancement of underused cervical cancer prevention services in rural Oaxaca, Mexico. Givaudan, Martha; Leenen, Iwin; Pick, Susan; Angulo, Andrea; Poortinga, Ype H. // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Feb2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p135
No abstract available.