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Cervical Cancer

Expanding Cancer Research in Ethiopia

Date Visible: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:00

To understand cervical cancer in Ethiopia, U-M’s Rozek has developed a new screening and survey of women. She hopes to compare it with results from other countries in Asia and the Middle East.

Women’s sexual recovery after cancer

Sexual recovery during and after a women’s cancer diagnosis and treatment is as important as ensuring adequate nutrition, sleep and a healthy frame of mind. We spoke with Sallie Foley, LMSW, AASECT, co-author of "Sex Matters for Women," about sexual recovery after cancer for women who experience early menopause or menopause-like symptoms following cancer treatment.

Study finds not all women get appropriate care for cervical cancer

Date Visible: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 16:30

Fewer than three out of five women with cervical cancer received guideline-based care, a new study finds. For black and Hispanic women, it’s just over half, which could help explain why cervical cancer outcomes tend to be worse for these women.

Women of indigenous communities prefer self-screening for cancer-causing virus

Date Visible: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 15:00
Cervical cancer is a preventable disease if detected on time, but it remains one of the leading causes of cancer deaths among women in Latin America, particularly women of poor and indigenous communities.

U-M among nation’s cancer centers to jointly endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendations

Date Visible: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:30

Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus, the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently revised recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Abnormal Pap Test — What should you do?

You've learned you have an abnormal pap test -- and are overwhelmed with questions. What does it mean? What happens next? One thing to keep in mind is the majority of abnormal Pap tests do not mean you have cancer. We outline some of the other causes of abnormal pap tests, and what you can expect to happen next.