Cervical Cancer

High-certainty Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer

High-certainty Evidence That HPV Vaccines Protect Against Cervical Precancer

High-certainty evidence for cervical cancer protection in adolescent girls and young women aged 15 to 26 years.

Reflexology, Aromatherapy May Reduce Pain, Anxiety of Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer

Reflexology, Aromatherapy May Reduce Pain, Anxiety of Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer

By

A study presented at the 2018 ONS Annual Congress explored whether aromatherapy and reflexology can ease anxiety and pain for patients undergoing brachytherapy for cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer Outcomes Comparable With Adjuvant Chemotherapy, Chemoradiotherapy

Cervical Cancer Outcomes Comparable With Adjuvant Chemotherapy, Chemoradiotherapy

By

Researchers compared the efficacy of chemotherapy alone vs concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) for use after radical hysterectomy among patients with early-stage cervical cancer with risk factors,

Cancer Screening Follow-up: Enabling Timely Diagnosis, Treatment

Cancer Screening Follow-up: Enabling Timely Diagnosis, Treatment

By

A review of the literature on follow-up after positive screening results led researchers to a consensus opinion on timing of diagnostic tests for 4 cancers: breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung.

Comparison of Survival Outcomes Between Radical Hysterectomy and Definitive Radiochemotherapy in Stage IB1 and IIA1 Cervical Cancer

Comparison of Survival Outcomes Between Radical Hysterectomy and Definitive Radiochemotherapy in Stage IB1 and IIA1 Cervical Cancer

[Cancer Management and Research] A comparison study evaluated whether radical hysterectomy or radiochemotherapy provides superior survival outcomes for patients with stage IB1 or IIA1 cervical cancer.

Blueberry Extract May Boost Efficacy of Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancer

Blueberry Extract May Boost Efficacy of Radiotherapy for Cervical Cancer

By

In an effort to find alternatives to cisplatin as a radiation sensitizer, due to its dose-dependent toxicity and resistance, researchers are exploring food-based options such as blueberry extract.

HPV and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

HPV and Cancer (Fact Sheet)

This fact sheet examines possible links between human papillomaviruses (HPVs) and cancer.

Incidence of Invasive Cervical Cancer May Not Be Affected by HIV Status

Incidence of Invasive Cervical Cancer May Not Be Affected by HIV Status

By

HIV infection may not have a contributory effect on the incidence of invasive cervical cancer (ICC) in women as they age.

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Could Extend Survival in Relapsed Disease

Vaccine for Cervical Cancer Could Extend Survival in Relapsed Disease

Axalimogene filolisbac, an intravenous vaccine currently in clinical trials, could prevent often-fatal cervical cancer relapse.

Cervical Cancer Survivors Prone to Long-Term Fatigue, Insomnia

Cervical Cancer Survivors Prone to Long-Term Fatigue, Insomnia

Fatigue and insomnia can persist for many cervical cancer survivors years after their treatment, and have a serious impact on quality of life.

ASCO Issues Global Guidance for HPV Vaccination for Cervical Cancer Prevention

ASCO Issues Global Guidance for HPV Vaccination for Cervical Cancer Prevention

By

ASCO offers global recommendations for HPV vaccination tailored to structural resource levels of regions.

Parental Self-persuasion in Low-Income Groups Improves HPV Vaccination Rates

Parental Self-persuasion in Low-Income Groups Improves HPV Vaccination Rates

By

Self-persuasion is more effective than external persuasion for motivating low-income parents to vaccinate their children against HPV.

High Rates of Persistent Opioid Use 6 Months After RT for Cervical Cancer

High Rates of Persistent Opioid Use 6 Months After RT for Cervical Cancer

By

Nearly 3 in 10 cervical cancer survivors were still using opioids at 6 months after completing radiotherapy.

Nonadherence to Guidelines, Low-Volume Centers Linked to Lower Cervical Cancer Survival

Nonadherence to Guidelines, Low-Volume Centers Linked to Lower Cervical Cancer Survival

By

Nonadherence to NCCN guideline treatment recommendations was strongly associated with decreased survival from early-stage cervical cancer.

HPV Vaccination Discussions Need to Focus on Education, Awareness

HPV Vaccination Discussions Need to Focus on Education, Awareness

By

The top reasons for not initiating HPV vaccination are necessity, safety, and knowledge, rather than a lack of discussions on sexuality.

Multidisciplinary Team Approach Reduces Cervical Cancer Treatment Delays in Low-Resource Areas

Multidisciplinary Team Approach Reduces Cervical Cancer Treatment Delays in Low-Resource Areas

By

Multidisciplinary team approach reduces cervical cancer treatment delays in Botswana by 50%.

Alarming Racial Disparities in Cervical Cancer Mortality Rates

Alarming Racial Disparities in Cervical Cancer Mortality Rates

By

A new study that only included women with a cervix has found the risk of dying from cervical cancer is higher than previously thought.

Standard of Care Underused for Advanced Cervical Cancer

Standard of Care Underused for Advanced Cervical Cancer

Despite improved overall survival with standard of care, less than half of patients with locally advanced cervical cancer receive SOC treatment.

New Recommendations for Secondary Prevention of Cervical Cancer

New Recommendations for Secondary Prevention of Cervical Cancer

HPV DNA testing recommended in all resource settings; HIV should undergo screening more often

Low Incidence of Cervical Cancer for HPV-Negative Women

Low Incidence of Cervical Cancer for HPV-Negative Women

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-negative women have low long-term incidence of cervical cancer and CIN3+, which supports an extension of the cervical screening interval beyond five years for some, according to a study.

Additional Evidence HPV Vaccine Protects Against Cervical Cancer

Additional Evidence HPV Vaccine Protects Against Cervical Cancer

The vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection appears even more effective than previously believed and protection appears to occur even when only one or two of the recommended doses are given.

HIV Infection Worsens Survival of Patients With Cervical Cancer

HIV Infection Worsens Survival of Patients With Cervical Cancer

By

HIV is associated with reduced cancer-specific survival among women with invasive cervical cancer.

Routine Pap Smears Improve Cervical Cancer Risk in Women Older Than 65 Years

By

Despite confirmation of a link between routine Pap smear screening and a lower risk of developing cervical cancer in women older than 65 years, most US health guidelines discourage older women from undergoing routine Pap smears unless they have pre-existing risk factors.

HPV Vaccination Program Reduces Cervical Cell Anomalies in Young Women

HPV Vaccination Program Reduces Cervical Cell Anomalies in Young Women

By

Fewer cervical cell anomalies were present on cervical cancer screens of young women in Canada who received the HPV vaccine through a school-based program.

CDC: Most HPV-Linked Cancers Are Preventable

CDC: Most HPV-Linked Cancers Are Preventable

Cervical cancer, and oropharyngeal cancers in men, account for most HPV-associated cancers.

Patient Navigation Significantly Improves Cancer Screening Rates

Patient Navigation Significantly Improves Cancer Screening Rates

By

The addition of a patient navigation component to a population-based IT system boosted screening rates for breast cancer, cervical cancer, and colorectal cancer in patients at high risk for nonadherence.

ASCO Releases Resource-Stratified Guidelines for Management of Invasive Cervical Cancer

ASCO Releases Resource-Stratified Guidelines for Management of Invasive Cervical Cancer

By

ASCO has published its first clinical practice guideline on invasive cervical cancer, and the guidelines are the first to offer treatment recommendations tailored to resource availability.

Protein Identified That Could Prevent Tumor Growth in Cervical Cancer

By

A protein has been identified that can inhibit cellular inflammation, a major contributor to the growth of cervical cancer.

ASCO Develops Care Recommendations for Invasive Cervical Cancer

ASCO Develops Care Recommendations for Invasive Cervical Cancer

The American Society for Clinical Oncology has developed guidelines for the management and palliative care of women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer.

More Than HPV Vaccine Uptake Is Needed to Reduce the Burden of HPV-associated Cancers

More Than HPV Vaccine Uptake Is Needed to Reduce the Burden of HPV-associated Cancers

By

Although HPV vaccination is expected to decrease the cancer burden from HPV across all racial and ethnic groups, some disparities are expected to persist and widen if their causes are not addressed, including lack of access to screening, timely diagnoses, and treatment.

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters



Regimen and Drug Listings

GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION

Bone Cancer Regimens Drugs
Brain Cancer Regimens Drugs
Breast Cancer Regimens Drugs
Endocrine Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Regimens Drugs
Genitourinary Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gynecologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Head and Neck Cancer Regimens Drugs
Hematologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Lung Cancer Regimens Drugs
Other Cancers Regimens
Rare Cancers Regimens
Skin Cancer Regimens Drugs