To create awareness about cervical cancer, eight people from four different states have embarked on a 52 days car drive from Tamil Nadu to Saint Petersburg in Russia.
The findings may help explain why some young people engage in unsafe sex even though they are aware of the risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, cervical cancer and unplanned pregnancy.
Before Cervical Cancer develops, there are options to treat these abnormal cells.
Overall, 8% of women showed high-risk HPV infection. However, there was no zonal variation observed for the prevalence of HPV across India.
The new test is superior to the traditional HPV test and Pap smears, which can only detect 50 percent of the precancerous cells in the cervix.
Most patients come to treatment facilities when they are in an advanced stage and, therefore, at a higher risk of dying due to the disease.
Australia’s national health care system first introduced the vaccination program in 2007 as a cost-free three-dose course for teenage girls.
The researchers found that significantly more women showed signs of precancer cells in the first round of HPV testing compared with the Pap test group.
Unfortunately, in India, there continues to be a major gap in the awareness levels in women regarding screening, especially while still asymptomatic
The study shatters previously held notions on the best treatment combination for cervical cancer.
Breast cancer, Prostate cancer, Basal cell cancer, Melanoma, Colon cancer, Lung cancer, Leukemia and Lymphoma are most common types of cancer killing individuals globally.
It is imperative to be aware about cancer, its symptoms, causes and the essential need to be vigilant for the sake your health.