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11 05, 2015

Medical Societies Recommend HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Screening

By |May 11th, 2015|Cervical Cancer, HPV Test|Comments Off on Medical Societies Recommend HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Screening

Most cases of cervical cancer can be prevented through early detection and treatment. In 2014, the FDA approved the Roche Cobas HPV test as a primary screening tool for cervical cancer, which means it could be used before a Pap test. This is a real-time PCR-based test from Roche Diagnostics with 16 primers that targets [...]

24 04, 2015

Cervical Cancer Screening Market – Global Forecast to 2020

By |April 24th, 2015|Cervical Cancer, HPV Test|Comments Off on Cervical Cancer Screening Market – Global Forecast to 2020

According to a recent report from Markets and Markets, the cervical cancer screening market is expected to reach $22 billion by 2020 from $15 billion in 2014, at an estimated CAGR of 7.0% from 2015 to 2020. End users of this market are hospitals, laboratories, independent physicians' offices and clinics. Factors driving this global market [...]

6 01, 2015

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

By |January 6th, 2015|Cervical Cancer, Roche Diagnostics|Comments Off on January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical cancer is the second leading cancer affecting women worldwide. The U.S. congress has named January as the month for cervical cancer awareness. The NCCC (National Cervical Cancer Coalition) and its local chapters spread awareness about the disease and the importance of early detection. HPV or the Human Papillomavirus is the most common cause of [...]

27 11, 2014

Roche Cobas HPV Test – An Efficient Option for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening

By |November 27th, 2014|Cervical Cancer, Roche Diagnostics|Comments Off on Roche Cobas HPV Test – An Efficient Option for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening

According to the American Cancer Society, cervical cancer is one of the most successfully treatable cancers if detected early. Cervical cancer can sometimes be found early and even prevented entirely by having regular Pap tests, which examine cervical cells for changes indicative of cervical cancer. However, studies show that Pap cytology can have high false-negative [...]

16 08, 2014

August 16 – National Cervical Cancer Screening Day

By |August 16th, 2014|Cervical Cancer|Comments Off on August 16 – National Cervical Cancer Screening Day

The National Cancer Institute defines cervical cancer as the cancer that forms in the tissues of the cervix. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, each year approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States. August 16 is observed as the national day for cervical cancer screening. Also observed as a [...]