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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28937544/trends-of-gynecological-cancers-in-turkey-toward-europe-or-asia
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Murat Gultekin, Irem Kucukyildiz, Mujdegul Zayifoglu Karaca, Selin Dundar, Guledal Boztas, Semra Hatice Turan, Ezgi Hacikamiloglu, Bekir Keskinkilic
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate nationwide gynecological cancer trends in Turkey. METHODS: National cancer registry data (2009-2013) of Turkish Ministry of Health were evaluated. Ovarian, cervical, endometrial, vulvar, vaginal, and tubal cancers are evaluated with respect to age of diagnosis, incidence rates within years, stage, histological distributions, and mortality rates. Data were collected from active cancer registry centers, which increased from 23% in 2009 to 47...
October 2017: International Journal of Gynecological Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932735/attitude-to-human-papillomavirus-deoxyribonucleic-acid-based-cervical-cancer-screening-in-antenatal-care-in-nigeria-a-qualitative-study
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Temitope E Filade, Eileen O Dareng, Toyosi Olawande, Tolani A Fagbohun, Amos O Adebayo, Clement A Adebamowo
OBJECTIVES: Human papillomavirus (HPV) deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-based testing is increasingly used for cervical cancer screening in developed countries, but the best approach to utilizing it in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is unclear. Incorporation of HPV DNA-based testing into routine antenatal care (ANC) is a potential yet poorly explored strategy for cervical cancer screening in LMIC. We explored the attitude of health care workers and pregnant women to the incorporation of HPV DNA-based tests into routine ANC in Nigeria...
2017: Frontiers in Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918603/tumor-markers-of-uterine-cervical-cancer-a-new-scenario-to-guide-surgical-practice
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REVIEW
Gaetano Valenti, Salvatore Giovanni Vitale, Alessandro Tropea, Antonio Biondi, Antonio Simone Laganà
Since the introduction of Pap smear screening, the incidence and mortality of cervical cancer (CC) have been reduced drastically in USA and in other western states. Nevertheless, CC still remains the main cause of death from gynecological cancer in developing countries where screening programs are scant or inexistent. This evidence highlights the efficacy of screening, and the wide use of Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV) vaccines in developed countries. More and more people are, consequentially, undergoing a screening procedure, usually combined with HPV DNA test, increasing the early diagnosis of intraepithelial HPV-related lesions...
September 16, 2017: Updates in Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28911828/laparoscopic-sentinel-lymph-node-mapping-with-indocyanine-green-icg-using-ispies-platform-the-initial-experience-in-argentina
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Julian Di Guilmi, Maria Cecilia Darin, Maria Toscano, Gustavo Maya
OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the initial experience in Argentina using the iSpies ICG platform in performing sentinel lymph node mapping in early-stage cervical cancer. Design Step-by-step video and pictures BACKGROUND: Laparoscopic and robotic sentinel lymph node mapping using ICG has been shown to be safe and feasible. However, the use of fluorescent imaging through a minimally invasive approach in developing countries is very limited given the cost restrictions of acquiring the near infrared technology and the fluorescent dyes...
September 11, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902073/cryotherapy-reduces-progression-of-cervical-intraepithelial-neoplasia-grade-1-in-south-african-hiv-infected-women-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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Cynthia Firnhaber, Avril Swarts, Bridgette Goeieman, Ntombi Rakhombe, Masangu Mulongo, Anna-Lise Williamson, Pam Michelow, Sibongile Ramotshela, Mark Faesen, Simon Levin, Timothy Wilkin
BACKGROUND: HIV-infected women are at increased risk of cervical cancer, especially in resource-limited countries. Cervical cancer prevention strategies focus treating cervical high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL). The management of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL) in HIV-infected women is unknown. SETTING: HIV treatment clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa METHODS:: We randomized HIV-infected women with histologic cervical LSIL to cervical cryotherapy vs...
September 7, 2017: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes: JAIDS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28895070/needs-for-professional-education-to-optimize-cervical-cancer-screenings-in-low-income-countries-a-case-study-from-tanzania
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Anne E Lavelle, Dejun Su, Crispin Kahesa, Amr S Soliman
Cervical cancer is a significant health problem in many developing countries. Due to limited treatment facilities for cancer in Tanzania, a screening referral program was developed between two urban clinics and Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI), the only cancer treatment center in Tanzania. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the program and to identify opportunities for professional education. The study included 139 patients who were referred to ORCI from the screening clinics of Magomeni and Temeke between January 2015 and May 2016...
September 11, 2017: Journal of Cancer Education: the Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28893935/tumour-virus-vaccines-hepatitis-b-virus-and-human-papillomavirus
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REVIEW
Margaret Stanley
Two of the most important human oncogenic viruses are hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human papillomavirus (HPV). HBV infection has been preventable by vaccination since 1982; vaccination of neonates and infants is highly effective, resulting already in decreased rates of new infections, chronic liver disease and hepato-cellular carcinoma. Nonetheless, HBV remains a global public health problem with high rates of vertical transmission from mother to child in some regions. Prophylactic HPV vaccines composed of virus-like particles (VLPs) of the L1 capsid protein have been licensed since 2006/2007...
October 19, 2017: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28878652/solitary-skeletal-muscle-metastasis-as-first-site-of-recurrence-of-cervical-cancer-a-case-report
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Indumathy Varadarajan, Aparna Basu, Sherri Besmer, Jaganmohan Poli, Scott Richard, Michael Styler
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, with a large majority of prevalence (85%) in developing countries. As of 2012, it accounts for 7.5% of all female cancer deaths. Despite its high prevalence, skeletal muscle metastasis from cervical cancer is extremely uncommon. In our extensive literature search, we were able to find only 8 cases where skeletal muscle metastasis was the only site of recurrence. We report a case of a 52-year-old African-American woman with a past medical history of cervical cancer (stage IIIB) who presented with pain and swelling in her left upper arm over the preceding 2 months...
May 2017: Case Reports in Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875439/current-status-and-future-prospects-for-human-papillomavirus-vaccines
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REVIEW
Hyoung Jin Kim, Hong-Jin Kim
Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer among women worldwide. Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) cause almost all cervical cancers in low-income countries. Three prophylactic HPV virus-like particle-based vaccines have been licensed to date, and they have all shown high efficacy and reliable safety profiles. However, isolated safety issues have resulted in a reluctance to use these vaccinations. In addition, the high prices of the vaccinations have caused the inequitable distribution of the vaccine: the prices are unaffordable for low-income countries...
September 5, 2017: Archives of Pharmacal Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28861459/development-of-a-comprehensive-and-sustainable-gynecologic-oncology-training-program-in-western-kenya-a-low-resource-setting
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Barry Rosen, Peter Itsura, Philip Tonui, Alan Covens, Luc van Lonkhuijzen, Elkanah Omenge Orang'o
To provide information on the development of a gynecologic oncology training program in a low-resource setting in Kenya. This is a review of a collaboration between Kenyan and North American physicians who worked together to develop a gynecologic oncology training in Kenya. We review the published data on the increase of cancer incidence in sub-Saharan Africa and outline the steps that were taken to develop this program. The incidence of cervical cancer in Kenya is very high and is the leading cause of cancer mortality in Kenya...
August 2017: Gynecologic Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28846491/human-papilloma-virus-vaccine-for-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-step-too-soon
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Har Ashish Jindal, Amanjot Kaur, Sathiabalan Murugan
Cervical Cancer is the most common genital cancer in women in India. Human papilloma virus (HPV) causes precancerous lesions that often develop into cervical cancer suggesting that cervical cancer has an infective etiology and is potentially preventable by preventing HPV infection through the use of HPV vaccines. The incidence in developing nations is largely under-reported due to large population size, poor and incomplete database. HPV vaccine is being considered for inclusion in the immunization schedule of developing countries...
August 28, 2017: Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28831448/cervical-precancer-treatment-in-low-and-middle-income-countries-a-technology-overview
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REVIEW
Mauricio Maza, Celina M Schocken, Katherine L Bergman, Thomas C Randall, Miriam L Cremer
Cervical cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in women worldwide, with 90% of cases occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). There has been a global effort to increase access to affordable screening in these settings; however, a corresponding increase in availability of effective and inexpensive treatment modalities for ablating or excising precancerous lesions is also needed to decrease mortality. This article reviews the current landscape of available and developing technologies for treatment of cervical precancer in LMICs...
August 2017: Journal of Global Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28819634/cervical-cancer-control-in-hiv-infected-women-past-present-and-future
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REVIEW
Rahel G Ghebre, Surbhi Grover, Melody J Xu, Linus T Chuang, Hannah Simonds
Since the initial recognition of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 1981, an increased burden of cervical cancer was identified among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive women. Introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) decreased risks of opportunistic infections and improved overall survival. HIV-infected women are living longer. Introduction of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, cervical cancer screening and early diagnosis provide opportunities to reduce cervical cancer associated mortality...
August 2017: Gynecologic Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28800364/expression-optimization-of-a-cell-membrane-penetrating-human-papillomavirus-type-16-therapeutic-vaccine-candidate-in-nicotiana-benthamiana
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Romana J R Yanez, Renate Lamprecht, Milaid Granadillo, Brandon Weber, Isis Torrens, Edward P Rybicki, Inga I Hitzeroth
High-risk human papillomaviruses (hr-HPVs) cause cervical cancer, the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide. A HPV-16 candidate therapeutic vaccine, LALF32-51-E7, was developed by fusing a modified E7 protein to a bacterial cell-penetrating peptide (LALF): this elicited both tumour protection and regression in pre-clinical immunization studies. In the current study, we investigated the potential for producing LALF32-51-E7 in a plant expression system by evaluating the effect of subcellular localization and usage of different expression vectors and gene silencing suppressors...
2017: PloS One
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28798272/perspectives-of-screening-eligible-women-and-male-partners-on-benefits-of-and-barriers-to-treatment-for-precancerous-lesions-and-cervical-cancer-in-kenya
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Kathleen R Ragan, Natasha Buchanan Lunsford, Judith Lee Smith, Mona Saraiya, Millicent Aketch
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is the leading cause of female cancer mortality in Kenya. Kenya's National Cervical Cancer Prevention Program Strategic Plan outlines efforts to reduce the burden; however, treatment services remain limited. This study identified male and female perspectives regarding benefits, facilitators, and barriers to treatment for precancerous lesions and cervical cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten focus groups were conducted in Nairobi and Nyanza in 2014 with females aged 25-49 years (n = 60) and male partners (n = 40)...
August 10, 2017: Oncologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28764756/a-tailored-within-community-specimen-collection-strategy-increased-uptake-of-cervical-cancer-screening-in-a-cross-sectional-study-in-ghana
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Adolf K Awua, Edwin K Wiredu, Edwin A Afari, Ahmad S Tijani, Gabriel Djanmah, Richard M K Adanu
BACKGROUND: The implementation of cervical cancer screening strategies has reported different rates of success in different countries due to population specific factors that limit women's participation. We report observations and the development of a community-based specimen collection strategy which resulted from interactions with women in the study communities, following an initial low response to a hospital based cervical cancer screening strategy. METHOD: Women were recruited by a house survey and invited to report at a hospital either within a week or after a week for self and health-personnel specimen collections...
August 1, 2017: BMC Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28746576/quality-of-cervical-cancer-screening-in-brazil-external-assessment-of-the-pmaq
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Mara Rejane Barroso Barcelos, Rita de Cássia Duarte Lima, Elaine Tomasi, Bruno Pereira Nunes, Suele Manjourany Silva Duro, Luiz Augusto Facchini
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether demographic and socioeconomic variables and the variables of the organization of services are associated with the quality of cervical cancer screening. METHODS: This is a survey carried out in the health services of the five Brazilian regions in 2012. The sample consisted of users of basic health units participating in the Program for Improving Access and Quality of the Primary Care. The independent variables analyzed were: socioeconomic characteristics (municipal context), demographic characteristics (user profile), and two domains related to the organization of basic services (work structure and process)...
July 20, 2017: Revista de Saúde Pública
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28744318/optimization-of-classification-strategies-of-acetowhite-temporal-patterns-towards-improving-diagnostic-performance-of-colposcopy
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Karina Gutiérrez-Fragoso, Héctor Gabriel Acosta-Mesa, Nicandro Cruz-Ramírez, Rodolfo Hernández-Jiménez
Efforts have been being made to improve the diagnostic performance of colposcopy, trying to help better diagnose cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries. However, improvements in a number of areas are still necessary, such as the time it takes to process the full digital image of the cervix, the performance of the computing systems used to identify different kinds of tissues, and biopsy sampling. In this paper, we explore three different, well-known automatic classification methods (k-Nearest Neighbors, Naïve Bayes, and C4...
2017: Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28725676/challenges-to-cervical-cancer-treatment-in-bangladesh-the-development-of-a-women-s-cancer-ward-at-dhaka-medical-college-hospital
#19
REVIEW
N Haque, A F M K Uddin, B R Dey, F Islam, A Goodman
Cervical cancer is the second most common cause of female cancer mortality worldwide. Concurrent chemoradiotherapy represents the standard of care for patients with stages IB2 to IVa cervical cancer. Unfortunately radiation therapy capacity is severely limited to non-existent in many Low and Middle-Income Countries. One solution has been to use chemotherapy to reduce tumor size to allow for radical surgery or in the case of inoperable cancers, as a placeholder until radiation is available. In Bangladesh, there has been the progressive development of resources for the treatment of women with gynecologic cancers...
August 2017: Gynecologic Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28720465/effect-of-age-difference-between-heterosexual-partners-on-risk-of-cervical-cancer-and-human-papillomavirus-infection
#20
Iacopo Baussano, Mireia Diaz, Stephen Tully, Nubia Muñoz, Silvia de Sanjosé, F Xavier Bosch, Silvia Franceschi
BACKGROUND: Age difference (Adiff) within a heterosexual couple may influence a woman's risk of being HPV-positive and developing cervical cancer (CC). METHODS: We assessed the relationship between Adiff within the first and current sexual partnership and risk of CC and HPV infection in 1495 cases and 1358 control women from 6 countries included in IARC's multicentric case-control study (median age: 48 years). RESULTS: Large Adiff within the first partnerships was associated with increased CC risk (OR≥3 vs...
June 2017: Papillomavirus Research
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