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Cervical Cancer

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  • Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool

    Cancer risk drives debate over hysterectomy tool
    Last year Martha Montalvo-Ariri underwent a routine hysterectomy to help treat painful uterine fibroids. During surgery, her doctor used a morcellator, a device that cuts the tissue into pieces so it can be removed through small incisions.
  • FDA reviewers assess uterine surgical method tied to rare cancer

    (Reuters) - A uterine surgical technique that has been linked with the spread of a rare type of cancer poses a serious concern to regulators that will be addressed this week by an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In...

    Health Department: Health-care reform and free cancer screening programs

    For more than 20 years, the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program at the Carroll County Health Department has offered free mammograms and gynecological exams to income eligible women. The Cigarette Restitution Fund Program at the health department has...

    Cancer survivors in the U.S. -- 14.5 million strong and growing

    A new report identifies a group of Americans that is expected to grow by 30% over the next decade: cancer survivors. As of Jan. 1, there were nearly 14.5 million people alive in the United States who had been diagnosed with some type of cancer. By 2024,...

    Readers come to aid of woman profiled in healthcare article

    Readers come to aid of woman profiled in healthcare article
    Never underestimate the power of caring readers. Two weeks ago, staff writer Soumya Karlamangla introduced Los Angeles Times readers to Barbara Garnaus, a Laguna Woods resident who bought health insurance under Obamacare but who is struggling to...