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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29441569/epidemiologic-associations-of-hpv-positive-oropharyngeal-cancer-and-pre-cancerous-cervical-lesions
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M M Rietbergen, A A J D van Bokhoven, B I Lissenberg-Witte, D A M Heideman, C R Leemans, R H Brakenhoff, E Bloemena
PURPOSE: Human papillomavirus (HPV)- induced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is still increasing worldwide. We aimed to investigate if the HPV-prevalence of OPSCC in the Netherlands is rising as well, especially in female patients. In addition, we evaluated the association between HPV-positive OPSCC and suspicious Pap results of the cervix in these female patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with OPSCC treated in the period 2000-2015 at the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, were included (n=926)...
February 14, 2018: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29440214/-it-has-saved-thousands-of-lives-so-why-change-it-content-analysis-of-objections-to-cervical-screening-programme-changes-in-australia
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Helena M Obermair, Rachael H Dodd, Carissa Bonner, Jesse Jansen, Kirsten McCaffery
OBJECTIVES: The incidence and mortality of cervical cancer have halved since introduction of the Australian cervical screening programme in 1991, involving 2-yearly Pap smears from ages 18-69 years. In 2017, the programme changed to 5- yearly primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing for women aged 25-74 years. This study investigated reasons for opposition to the renewed screening programme within the open-ended comments of an online petition, 'Stop May 1st Changes to Pap Smears-Save Women's Lives', opposing the changes, which received over 70 000 signatures and almost 20 000 comments...
February 13, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29438367/randomised-study-shows-that-repeated-self-sampling-and-hpv-test-has-more-than-two-fold-higher-detection-rate-of-women-with-cin2-histology-than-pap-smear-cytology
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Inger Gustavsson, Riina Aarnio, Malin Berggrund, Julia Hedlund-Lindberg, Ann-Sofi Strand, Karin Sanner, Ingrid Wikström, Stefan Enroth, Matts Olovsson, Ulf Gyllensten
BACKGROUND: This randomised study compared the detection rate of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia-positive (CIN2+) based on histology in women performing repeated self-sampling of vaginal fluid (VF) for human papillomavirus (HPV) test with a control group following the ordinary screening by Pap smear cytology. METHODS: 36390 women aged 30-49 years scheduled for invitation to organised screening were randomised in two groups, one to perform self-sampling of VF for HPV test (n=17 997, HPV arm) and the other group to perform screening by PAP smear cytology (n=18 393, control arm)...
February 13, 2018: British Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29430635/hpv-testing-vs-hpv-cytology-co-testing-to-predict-the-outcome-after-conization
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Laerke Valsøe Bruhn, Sisse Josephine Andersen, Jalil Hariri
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of human papillomavirus (HPV) testing alone as prognostic tool to predict recurrent disease within a three years follow-up period after treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)2+. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Retrospectively 128 women, with histologically verified CIN2+, who had a conization performed at Southern Jutland Hospital in Denmark between January 1st 2013 and December 31st 2013 were included...
February 11, 2018: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29426344/implementation-strategies-to-improve-cervical-cancer-prevention-in-sub-saharan-africa-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Lauren G Johnson, Allison Armstrong, Caroline M Joyce, Anne M Teitelman, Alison M Buttenheim
BACKGROUND: Developed countries, such as the USA, have achieved significant decreases in cervical cancer burden since the introduction of Pap smear-based programs in the 1960s. Due to implementation barriers and limited resources, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have been unable to attain such reductions. The purpose of this review is to evaluate implementation strategies used to improve the uptake and sustainability of cervical cancer prevention programs in SSA. METHODS: A reviewer (LJ) independently searched PubMed, Ovid/MEDLINE, Scopus, and Web of Science databases for relevant articles with the following search limits: English language, peer reviewed, and published between 1996 and 2017...
February 9, 2018: Implementation Science: IS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29416214/prevalence-of-specific-types-of-human-papiloma-virus-in-cervical-intraepithelial-lesions-and-cervical-cancer-in-macedonian-women
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Irena Aleksioska-Papestiev, Vesna Chibisheva, Megi Micevska, Goran Dimitrov
Introduction: Cervical cancer is a malignancy originating in the transformation zone of the cervix, most commonly in the squamous cells. It is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, and the third most common cause of female cancer death. Genital human papilloma viruses (HPV) are sexually transmitted and approximately 630 milion people worldwide are infected. More than 200 genotypes, subtypes and variants have been reported, 13-15 being oncogenic type, which could be responsible for cervical intraepithelial lesions (CIN) or cancer...
February 2018: Medical Archives
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29406336/swedish-women-s-awareness-of-human-papillomavirus-and-health-related-quality-of-life-anxiety-and-depression-after-a-notification-of-an-abnormal-pap-smear-result-a-cross-sectional-study
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Marie Rask, Katarina Swahnberg, Marie Oscarsson
This study aims to assess (a) women's awareness of the human papillomavirus (HPV), (b) women's health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and levels of anxiety and depression symptoms, and (c) to compare the outcomes between women who are aware of the sexually transmitted nature of the HPV infection and women who are not. Swedish women who have been notified of an abnormal Pap smear result completed a questionnaire. This questionnaire consisted of sociodemographic characteristics, items on awareness of HPV, and how to cope with the Pap smear result and the instruments: the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy - Cervical Dysplasia and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS)...
February 5, 2018: European Journal of Cancer Prevention
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390909/colpocytological-abnormalities-in-hiv-infected-and-uninfected-pregnant-women-prevalence-persistence-and-progression
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Carmine Carriero, Fabiana Divina Fascilla, Paola Cramarossa, Achiropita Lepera, Stefano Bettocchi, Antonella Vimercati
In this retrospective case-control study, we analyse data of 48 HIV-positive pregnant patients, versus a control group of 99 HIV-negative pregnant women, followed as outpatients by our department from 2009 to 2014. The aims of the study were to investigate the prevalence, persistence and progression of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) in each group and to correlate colpo-cytological lesions to the socio-demographic and clinical-laboratory findings in the HIV + pregnant women. In our study we observed that immunosuppression, HPV infection and vaginal coinfections were predictive of cervical lesions...
February 1, 2018: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29385850/human-papilloma-virus-hpv-self-sampling-do-women-accept-it
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Nik Nairan Abdullah, Suzanna Daud, Seok Mui Wang, Zamalia Mahmud, Noor Kaslina Mohd Kornain, Waqar Al-Kubaisy
This study aims to determine the acceptability of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) self-sampling and the factors associated with willingness to buy HPV self-sampling kit in the future. A total of 164 women aged 28-60 years old from Obstetrics & Gynaecology clinics at a teaching hospital performed HPV self-sampling using the Digene HC2 DNA collection kit. After samples were taken, the participants were given self-administered questionnaires. The majority of the participants were Malay (93.9%), had attained tertiary education (65...
January 31, 2018: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29383718/urine-test-for-hpv-genotypes-as-a-predictor-of-precancerous-cervical-lesions-and-for-cervical-cancer-screening
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Ahmed M Maged, Hany Saad, Emad Salah, Hadeer Meshaal, Mostafa AbdElbar, Eman Omran, Ashraf Eldaly
OBJECTIVE: To assess the sensitivity of a urine test for high-risk HPV DNA genotypes in the detection of high-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesion (HSIL) and its correlation with pathologic precancerous lesions. METHODS: The present prospective cross-sectional study included women referred to Kasr AlAiny Medical School, Cairo, Egypt, for cervical smear anomalies, a history of cervical smear anomalies, or for suspicious cervix between May 1, 2015, and April 30, 2017...
January 31, 2018: International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29382323/prevalence-of-high-risk-hpv-genotypes-categorised-by-their-quadrivalent-and-nine-valent-hpv-vaccination-coverage-and-the-genotype-association-with-high-grade-lesions
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María Paz-Zulueta, Ledicia Álvarez-Paredes, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Díaz, Paula Parás-Bravo, Ma Encarnación Andrada Becerra, José María Rodríguez Ingelmo, María Montserrat Ruiz García, Joaquín Portilla, Miguel Santibañez
BACKGROUND: The new nine-valent vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) includes the four HPV genotypes (6, 11, 16, and 18) that are targeted by the older quadrivalent HPV vaccine, plus five additional oncogenic types (31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) remain significantly associated with high grade lesions. We aimed to determine the prevalence of high-risk HPV genotypes in unvaccinated subjects and the association of these genotypes with the incidence of high-grade lesions. We also assessed which, if either, of these two HPV vaccines could have prevented these cases...
January 30, 2018: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29374658/protocol-for-compass-a-randomised-controlled-trial-of-primary-hpv-testing-versus-cytology-screening-for-cervical-cancer-in-hpv-unvaccinated-and-vaccinated-women-aged-25-69-years-living-in-australia
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Karen Canfell, Marion Saville, Michael Caruana, Val Gebski, Jessica Darlington-Brown, Julia Brotherton, Stella Heley, Philip E Castle
INTRODUCTION: Australia's National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) currently recommends 2-year cytology in women aged 18-69 years. Following a review of the NCSP prompted by the implementation of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, the programme will transition in 2017 to 5-year primary HPV screening with partial genotyping for HPV16/18 in women aged 25-74 years. Compass is a sentinel experience for the renewed NCSP and the first prospectively randomised trial of primary HPV screening compared with cytology to be conducted in a population with high uptake of HPV vaccination...
January 26, 2018: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29362984/clinical-significance-of-hwapl-polymorphisms-in-the-risk-of-cervical-carcinogenesis
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Osamu Nunobiki, Daisuke Sano, Sakae Hata, Toshitada Ogasawara, Masatsugu Ueda
To investigate the clinical significance of human wings apart-like (hWAPL) genetic polymorphisms in cervical carcinogenesis. hWAPL polymorphisms and human papillomavirus (HPV) types were examined in 175 cervical smears of exfoliated cervical cell samples using a real-time polymerase chain reaction system. A significant difference was detected in the frequency of the CC genotype between the HPV(+) low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LSIL) and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HSIL) groups [Odds ratio 0...
January 23, 2018: Human Cell
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29343254/knowledge-of-cervical-cancer-and-pap-smear-among-uyghur-women-from-xinjiang-china
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Guzhalinuer Abulizi, Tangnuer Abulimiti, Hua Li, Guzhalinuer Abuduxikuer, Patiman Mijiti, Su-Qin Zhang, Ayinuer Maimaiti, Muyasier Tuergan, Ayiguli Simayi, Miherinisha Maimaiti
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is a significant public health issue in Xinjiang China. In order to provide scientific basis for cervical cancer intervention in Xinjiang, women's knowledge of cervical cancer was investigated in this study. Besides, relations between Uyghur women's awareness and their age, educational background, yearly household were evaluated. METHODS: Questionnaire survey was conducted to 7100 Uyghur women from Karkax Hotan and Payzivat Kashgar during 2008 and 2009...
January 17, 2018: BMC Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29334204/detection-of-chlamydia-trachomatis-in-pap-smear-samples-from-south-khorasan-province-of-iran
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Davod Javanmard, Mahmoodreza Behravan, Malaknaz Ghannadkafi, Alireza Salehabadi, Masood Ziaee, Mohammad Hasan Namaei
Background: Chlamydia trachomatis (CT), the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI), leads to pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility and chronic pelvic pain in women as well as an increased risk of vertical transmission, conjunctivitis and pneumonitis in infants. It may also be a co-factor along with human papillomavirus (HPV) in cervical cancer progression. We aimed to determine the prevalence of CT genotypes in genital specimens of women from South Khorasan, Iran and to test the association between CT and cytology statistics...
April 2018: International Journal of Fertility & Sterility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29328473/detection-of-high-grade-neoplasia-in-air-dried-cervical-pap-smears-by-a-microrna-based-classifier
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Mikhail K Ivanov, Sergei E Titov, Sergei A Glushkov, Victoria V Dzyubenko, Anastasia V Malek, Polina A Arkhangelskaya, Roman B Samsonov, Andrey A Mikhetko, Elena V Bakhidze, Igor V Berlev, Nikolay N Kolesnikov
Recent studies have shown that changes in the expression levels of certain microRNAs correlate with the degree of severity of cervical lesions. The aim of the present study was to develop a microRNA-based classifier for the detection of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN ≥2) in cytological samples from patients with different high-risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) viral loads. For this purpose, raw RT-qPCR data for 25 candidate microRNAs, U6 snRNA and human DNA in air-dried PAP smears from 174 women with different cervical cytological diagnoses, 144 of which were HR-HPV-positive [40 negative for intraepithelial lesion or malignancy (NILM), 34 low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (L-SIL), 57 high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (H-SIL), 43 invasive cancers], were statistically processed...
January 12, 2018: Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29325528/knowledge-attitudes-and-practices-regarding-cervical-cancer-and-screening-among-women-visiting-primary-health-care-centres-in-bahrain
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Ghufran Jassim, Alaaeddin Obeid, Huda A Al Nasheet
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers among women, with 80% of the cases occurring in developing countries. Cervical cancer is largely preventable by effective screening programs. This has not been possible with opportunistic screening and its low use in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The objective of this study was to explore the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of women attending primary care health centres for cervical cancer screening. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study of 300 women attending primary health care centres in Bahrain...
January 11, 2018: BMC Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29283510/towards-automated-cancer-screening-label-free-classification-of-fixed-cell-samples-using-wavelength-modulated-raman-spectroscopy
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Lana Woolford, Mingzhou Chen, Kishan Dholakia, C Simon Herrington
The ability to provide quantitative, objective and automated pathological analysis would provide enormous benefits for national cancer screening programmes, in terms of both resource reduction and improved patient wellbeing. The move towards molecular pathology through spectroscopic methods shows great promise, but has been restricted by spectral quality, acquisition times, and lack of direct clinical application. In this paper, we present the application of wavelength modulated Raman spectroscopy for the automated label- and fluorescence-free classification of fixed squamous epithelial cells in suspension, such as those produced during a cervical smear test...
December 28, 2017: Journal of Biophotonics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279588/comparison-of-the-sensitivity-and-specificity-of-p16-ki-67-dual-staining-and-hpv-dna-testing-of-abnormal-cervical-cytology-in-the-detection-of-histology-proven-cervical-intraepithelial-neoplasia-grade-2-and-above-cin-2
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T K Y Tay, K L Lim, M H Hilmy, A A Thike, S T Goh, L H Song, J S G Hwang, S Mantoo
INTRODUCTION: Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing is used as a means of triaging cervico-vaginal smears with low grade squamous abnormalities or as part of co-testing with cytology. While HPV testing has a high sensitivity, it has a low specificity in detecting cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 and above (CIN 2+) leading to unnecessary colposcopy referrals. We investigate the accuracy of the p16/Ki-67 dual immunocytochemical stain in determining the presence of CIN 2+ lesions on histology and its potential as a superior biomarker for triage...
December 2017: Malaysian Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29273032/self-sampling-for-human-papillomavirus-dna-detection-a-preliminary-study-of-compliance-and-feasibility-in-bolivia
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Pedro Surriabre, Gustavo Allende, Marcela Prado, Leyddy Cáceres, Diego Bellot, Andrea Torrico, Karina Ustariz, Shirley Rojas, Jaime Barriga, Pamela Calle, Ligia Villarroel, Rosse Mary Yañez, Marc Baay, Patricia Rodriguez, Véronique Fontaine
BACKGROUND: Cervical cancer incidence and mortality rates in Bolivia are among the highest in Latin America. This investigation aims to evaluate the possibility of using simple devices, e.g. a cotton swab and a glass slide, for self-sampling in order to detect human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA by PCR in cervico-vaginal cells. METHODS: In the first phase of our study we evaluated the use of a glass slide as a transport medium for cervical cells. A physician took paired-cervical samples from 235 women...
December 22, 2017: BMC Women's Health
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