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Women Advised Not To Be Perturbed Over Smear Test Results
...st or would carry out another examination called a colposcopy
to examine the cervix more closely and take action to treat the cells. The national screening programme is estimated to save thousands of lives in the UK every year but if a clear picture is not revealed them women may refrain from taking up the smea...
New Screening Techniques for Cervical Cancer in Chennai Government Hospital
A digital video colposcopy
training center and cervical cancer screening program will be inaugurated Thursday at the Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital// (KGH) at Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu. Colposcopy is a diagnostic tool to determine the cause of abnormalities found i...
Playing Music Helps Women Relax During Colposcopy
...y. They concluded that listening to music during colposcopy
produced a significant reduction in anxiety levels, but pre-test counselling, information leaflets and video information all had no effect. In addition they found that a combining an information video and leaflets was more effective at reducing anxi...
Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected
...edical card patients were referred to hospital for colposcopy
with abnormal smears than private patients in 2006. A HSE statement said: "It should be noted that the Bethesda Methodology as used in the US laboratory, and in most countries around the world, is now being introduced on an EU-wide basis. "Each pa...