• cervix
  • Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the cervix . (cancer.gov)
  • Before cancer appears in the cervix, the cells of the cervix go through a series of changes in which cells that are not normal begin to appear in the cervical tissue . (cancer.gov)
  • Regular pap smears are the most effective tool for cervical cancer prevention because they are able to detect early abnormalities of the cervix and vagina. (womenhealthzone.com)
  • During the eleven years that he was a senior epidemiologist in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta (1997-2008), Coughlin participated in numerous collaborative studies on cancer of the breast, cervix, colon, and ovary. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cervical conization (CPT codes 57520 (Cold Knife) and 57522 (Loop Excision)) refers to an excision of a cone-shaped sample of tissue from the mucous membrane of the cervix. (wikipedia.org)
  • screenings
  • Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust, who run the week, want to highlight that one in three young women fail to attend cervical screenings when invited, particularly those in the 25 to 29 age bracket. (express.co.uk)
  • Dr Junaid Bajwa, a Senior Medical Advisor for BMI at Benenden , answers all the questions you've wanted to know about cervical screenings but may have been too afraid to ask. (express.co.uk)
  • detection
  • The most effective way of lowering the risk of cervical cancer remains early detection and treatment of the growing precancerous tissue. (onlymyhealth.com)
  • While a faculty member at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans (1993-1997), he planned and conducted community-based research on the early detection of breast and cervical cancer in diverse communities in southern Louisiana. (wikipedia.org)
  • Centers for Diseas
  • The former National Institute for Virology was combined with the former SAIMR's specialist laboratories of microbiology, parasitology, and entomology to create a communicable diseases institute with a public health orientation, comparable to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, since it is unlikely that a woman will have already contracted all four viruses, and because HPV is primarily sexually transmitted, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended vaccination for women up to 26 years of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • The abnormal cervical cells may go away without treatment, stay the same, or turn into cancer cells over many years. (cancer.gov)
  • The OSUCCC - James consistently paves the way in learning more about what causes cervical cancer - leading to even more highly targeted prevention, care and treatment. (osu.edu)
  • His primary mission is to develop reviews on evidence-based prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of commonly encountered conditions and to assist faculty research. (chiroaccess.com)
  • A common presentation of acute juvenile cervical torticollis (AJCT) in the chiropractor's office is a young patient experiencing a painful sternocleidomastoid (SCM) spasm of short duration which usually resolves rapidly after initiation of treatment. (chiroaccess.com)
  • Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissue
  • It has been clearly established in the scientific literature that there is significant afferent input from the mechanoreceptors in the cervical spine and surrounding soft tissue and these afferent impulses play an important role in proprioception (3-6). (chiroaccess.com)
  • diagnosis
  • If you have received a cervical cancer diagnosis, or if you want a second opinion or just want to speak to a cervical cancer specialist, we are here to help you. (osu.edu)
  • Rather than argue semantics, for the purpose of this paper, the term dizziness of cervical origin (DCO) and cervicogenic vertigo will be considered interchangeable and a valid clinical diagnosis. (chiroaccess.com)
  • early
  • Not only are expert cancer researchers at the OSUCCC - James continually working to detect and diagnose cervical cancer early, but they are also developing additional tests to detect and diagnose cancer even earlier, leading to improved outcomes, faster responses and fewer side effects. (osu.edu)
  • Patients
  • They found 56% of these patients did not follow-up with a recommended cervical examination, and 27.7% of this group received no follow-up examination whatsoever. (wikipedia.org)