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#Cervical Cancer

# cervical-cancer - Friday 30 May, 2014

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
# Unprotected
# Unprotected

HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine

May 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 9,055 Views 32 Comments

The HSE are ‘not in a position’ to do so because of data protection issues.

# cervical-cancer - Monday 20 January, 2014

Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014
# Cervical Cancer Prevention
# Cervical Cancer Prevention

Women encouraged to avail of free smear tests in 2014

Jan 20th 2014, 6:50 AM 10,729 Views 33 Comments

European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week takes place from January 19 to 25.

# cervical-cancer - Monday 26 August, 2013

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

HPV vaccine given to 44,000 girls - exceeding its target

Aug 26th 2013, 11:46 AM 6,511 Views 47 Comments

The HSE has released details on the uptake rates for its 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign.

# cervical-cancer - Friday 23 August, 2013

Well-off 'more likely to have cervical cancer screening' - except in Northern Ireland
# Cancer
# Cancer

Well-off 'more likely to have cervical cancer screening' - except in Northern Ireland

Aug 23rd 2013, 11:04 AM 5,435 Views 22 Comments

The study showed that Northern Ireland was the only country that showed a ‘pro-poor inequality’. Others were ‘pro-rich’ when it came to screening.

# cervical-cancer - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Drug offers first hope for advanced cervical cancer
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Drug offers first hope for advanced cervical cancer

Jun 2nd 2013, 12:45 PM 5,878 Views 7 Comments

Existing chemotherapy regimes are largely ineffective against advanced stages of cervical cancer, which leads to the deaths of 250,000 women worldwide every year.

# cervical-cancer - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Medical card holders 50% more likely to have abnormal smear test result
# Cervical Check
# Cervical Check

Medical card holders 50% more likely to have abnormal smear test result

Jan 23rd 2013, 1:45 PM 8,676 Views 27 Comments

The Dublin Well Woman Centre is now calling for extra efforts to ensure poorer women continue to access screening under the National Cervical Screening Programme.

# cervical-cancer - Monday 21 January, 2013

Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests'

Jan 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 5,584 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association is this week encouraging women between 25 and 60 to go for free cervical smears.

# cervical-cancer - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Older women not availing of important cervical cancer screenings - report
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Older women not availing of important cervical cancer screenings - report

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:30 AM 2,721 Views 6 Comments

The National Cancer Screening Service has raised concerns about the low proportion of women aged over 50 who have availed of free screenings for cervical cancer.

# cervical-cancer - Monday 30 July, 2012

Woman arrested on suspicion of faking cancer to pay for wedding
# Cancer Fraud
# Cancer Fraud

Woman arrested on suspicion of faking cancer to pay for wedding

Jul 30th 2012, 4:41 PM 11,259 Views 29 Comments

It is suspected that 22-year-old Danielle Watson faked having stage four cervical cancer to fund her wedding through charitable donations.

# cervical-cancer - Monday 23 January, 2012

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,007 Views 3 Comments

Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.

# cervical-cancer - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Mary Robinson calls for greater access to cervical cancer vaccines
# Cancer
# Cancer

Mary Robinson calls for greater access to cervical cancer vaccines

Dec 21st 2011, 12:21 PM 1,702 Views 23 Comments

Writing a blog for the British Medical Journal, the former President has called on pharmaceutical companies to lower the prices they charge for the HPV vaccine.

# cervical-cancer - Monday 18 July, 2011

Sexual healthcare now considered a 'luxury'?
# Sexual Health
# Sexual Health

Sexual healthcare now considered a 'luxury'?

Jul 18th 2011, 2:18 PM 1,158 Views 10 Comments

The Dublin Well Woman Centre has seen a significant drop in the number of people attending for STI screening.

# cervical-cancer - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Award for DIT cervical cancer diagnosis system
# Good News
# Good News

Award for DIT cervical cancer diagnosis system

Jun 21st 2011, 2:11 PM 936 Views 1 Comment

The award was given to a DIT team of researchers by Enterprise Ireland.

# cervical-cancer - Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Cervical cancer screening programme leads to 100 diagnoses
# Health
# Health

Cervical cancer screening programme leads to 100 diagnoses

Sep 29th 2010, 4:45 PM 233 Views 0 Comments

A free nationwide screening programme for cervical cancer led to 100 women being diagnosed in its first year.

# cervical-cancer - Thursday 16 September, 2010

Cervical vaccine programme rolled out
# Cancer
# Cancer

Cervical vaccine programme rolled out

Sep 16th 2010, 12:20 PM 368 Views 0 Comments

Schoolgirls begin receiving cancer preventatives today.