uterine cervix

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Noun1.uterine cervix - necklike opening to the uterusuterine cervix - necklike opening to the uterus  
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
incompetent cervix - (obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
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TORONTO--A proposed change to CHEST's lung cancer screening guideline calls for raising the upper age for screening recent cigarette smokers to 77 years of age from 74 years of age.
In the context of the controversy over the interpretation of the 2 large screening trials, the publication of the new CUA prostate cancer screening guideline in this issue is a welcome and clear statement in this perennially controversial area.
According to the company, it plans to seek approval in future submissions for reporting of HPV types beyond 16, 18 and 45 consistent with the extended genotyping capabilities of the assay's design and aligned with evolving cervical cancer screening guidelines.
BD intends to seek approval in future submissions for reporting of HPV types beyond 16, 18 and 45 consistent with the extended genotyping capabilities of the assay's design and aligned with evolving cervical cancer screening guidelines.
As breast cancer screening guidelines change from age-based to risk-based, it is important to know how standard risk factors impact breast cancer risk for women of different ages," said Karla Kerlikowske, MD, senior author of the new study and a member of the University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
While there are some shortcomings associated with co-testing, if clinical research and real-world evidence suggest that co-testing works, it is hard to understand why the USPSTF would choose to eliminate it from cervical cancer screening guidelines.
Trends in the percentage of Title X clients screened for cervical cancer were examined in relation to changes in cervical cancer screening guidelines, particularly the 2009 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) update that raised the age for starting cervical cancer screening to 21 years (5) and the 2012 alignment of screening guidelines from ACOG, the U.
Current cervical cancer screening guidelines do not differentiate between women who have been vaccinated and those who have not, but this should be reevaluated in light of the study findings, the researchers noted.
1) But CIN did not develop more often in HIV-positive women when researchers looked only at women with a normal initial Pap test who followed cervical cancer screening guidelines.
Late last year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released its new breast cancer screening guidelines.
The American Cancer Society has released a 2015 update to its breast cancer screening guidelines for women at average risk.

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