New research indicates that risk of high-grade cervical neoplasms is lower with copper (Cu) intrauterine devices (IUDs) than with the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS).
Published in JAMA Network Open, results from the first US trial of home-based sampling for human papillomavirus show that mailing kits to underscreened women could increase cervical cancer screening.
State-level restrictions on reproductive services led to shuttering of nearly 100 women’s health clinics in the United States over a 4-year period.
New research examines how psychological stress impacts the survival of patients with cervical cancer.
In this Medical News Minute, Dr. Bobby Lazzara discusses some of the reasons why women are avoiding cervical smear testing for HPV.
Automated evaluation of digital images of the cervix may have potential in point-of-care cancer screening, according to results of a proof-of-concept study.
While minimally invasive and open surgeries have been found to produce similar survival rates in other early cancers, that might not be the case for early cervical cancer. PLUS: At what age should cervical cancer screening stop? ALSO: How much do genetic variants affect breast cancer risk?