Cervical Cancer Essay

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  • Cervical Cancer

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    414 C. Rath Cervical cancer is considered to be a slow-growing reproductive disease that affects thousands of women in the United States annually. This particular type of cancer forms within and/or on the tissue of the cervix. The cervix is part of the female reproductive tract, which connects the uterus to the vagina. Cervical cancer begins when surface level cells on the cervix divide uncontrollably causing cervical lesions, which if left untreated can progress into cancer. If not found

  • What Is Cervical Cancer?

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    Background: What is Cervical Cancer? This year alone approximately 12,360 documented new cases of cervical cancer in the United States and 4,020 deaths according to National Cancer Institute (“Cervical Cancer”, 2014). Cervical cancer is a slow growing cancer that grows in the tissues of the cervix (an organ that connects the uterus and vagina). The disease is predominantly caused by the human papillomavirus infection (HPV). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the HPV virus

  • What Are Cervical Cancer?

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    Abstract (TBD) Background: What is Cervical Cancer? This year alone approximately 12,360 documented new cases of cervical cancer in the United States and 4,020 deaths according to National Cancer Institute (“Cervical Cancer”, 2014). Cervical cancer is a slow growing cancer that grows in the tissues of the cervix (an organ that connects the uterus and vagina). The disease is predominantly caused by the human papillomavirus infection (HPV). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention

  • The Incidence Of Cervical Cancer

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    According to the American Cancer Society (ACS) cervical cancer incidence rate among Hispanic women residing in the United States, is about 60% higher than among non-Hispanic white women. A geographic analysis in the United States found that, Hispanic women experience the highest cervical cancer incidence rates of any racial/ethnic group in every region; the highest rates were found among Hispanic women in the Midwest, likely due to large numbers of new immigrants in this region (ACS, 2016). This

  • I. Introduction Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccine Cervical cancer

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    I. Introduction Cervical Cancer and HPV Vaccine Cervical cancer is formed in the tissues of the cervix, an organ that connects the uterus and the vagina. Virtually all cervical cancers are caused by Human papillomavirus (HPV) infections (Schiffman et. al., 2007). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. According to the CDC, 75% of sexually active people aged 15-49 have the infection at some point in their lives. (CDC). Because

  • Causes And Treatment Of Cervical Cancer

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    INTRODUCTION Cervical cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the cervix or cervix uteri. Cervical cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in females worldwide with over 527,000 new cases 1,2 and perhaps the second most common cancer among women in the third world countries 3-5 It accounts for 9% of the total new cancer cases and 8% (more than 265,000) of the total cancer deaths among females.1,2 More than

  • Taking a Look at Cervical Cancer

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    Let the truth be known that cervical cancer can affect everyone with cervix. That is, all women. It doesn’t just happen to those with multiple sexual partners or women after the age of 30. It can happen even to monogamous women and women in their 20s. But bear in mind that cervical cancer is preventable and curable especially in its early stages. Massive now is the campaign and attention given by health workers, media and people who had experienced cervical cancer themselves or within their families

  • The Prevention Of Cervical Cancer Essay

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    detection of diseases especially in diagnosing cancer. From that one of the foremost programme allied to women cancer is cervical cancer screening in Pacific island woman. Cervical cancer is the most leading disease problem in NZ which is more in the pacific area .Cervical cancer is the cancer of the cervix. It is a preventable disease which is detected in early. In NZ the rate of screening is still increasing because of the introduction of National cervical screening programme which was launched

  • The Prevention Of Cervical Cancer Essay

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    Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer related mortality in countries such as India accounting for more than 17% of all cancer deaths in women aged 30-69. [3] Cervical cancer is one such type of cancer in which screening plays a significant role. Clinical trials done in below poverty level populations do encounter ethical issues to a certain extent with regards to informed consent as most or all of these patients are illiterate. However informed consent is extremely important when

  • The Primary Causes Of Cervical Cancer Essay

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    Abstract The primary cause of cervical cancer in women is Human Papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is an infection transmitted through sexual intercourse (Buchwald et al 2014). In all cultures around the world, there is the recognition of the vulnerability of the sexually active, young women. Also, measures are being taken by various countries to introduce the HPV vaccination. However, the various efforts have not been successful due to the emotional charged and divisive social nature of the sexual behaviors

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