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Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cervical Cancer Treatment
BY Angelica Welch
A recent study investigated racial and ethnic disparities in guideline-based care for cervical cancer.
Lowering GI Toxicities in Gynecologic Cancers
BY Angelica Welch
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) proved to lower the incidence of gastrointestinal toxicities in patients with gynecologic malignancies, according to the results from a recent study.
Study Examines Racial Disparities in Cervical Cancer Death Rates
BY Allie Strickler
A racial disparity exists among patients who die from cervical cancer, according to the results from a recent study.
As HPV-Related Cancer Rates Rise, Vaccination Numbers Remain Low
BY Allie Strickler
From stigma to convenience, there are many reasons why people do not get the HPV vaccine, although it can prevent some types of cancer. Lois Ramondetta, M.D., discusses updated recommendations and hopes for getting more young people vaccinated.
Researchers Found a New Cervical Cancer Subtype
BY Allie Strickler
A new subtype of cervical cancer was found that does not express the HPV oncogene.
Treatment Method Shows Local Control of Cervical Cancer
BY Allie Strickler
Computed-tomography (CT)-planned high-dose-rate (HDR) intracavitary brachytherapy (BT) showed excellent local control for patients with stage 1 or 2 cervical cancer, according to a recent study. 
Leveling the Playing Field for LGBT Patients
BY Beth Fand Incollingo
The National LGBT Cancer Network is making cancer screenings more available to a high-risk, underserved population.
 
HPV-Vaccinated Women Can Undergo Cervical Cancer Screening Less Frequently
BY Laura Panjwani
Women who were vaccinated against HPV do not need to be screened for cervical cancer as often, according to a recent study.
Many Patients With Cervical Cancer Missing Out on Standard of Care
BY Laura Panjwani
Fewer than half the women with advanced cervical cancer are receiving standard of care.
Regular Cervical Cancer Screening Reduces Mortality by 83 Percent
BY Allie Strickler
A recent study found a correlation between frequent cervical cancer screenings and decreased mortality.
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