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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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.[sup.2] While the controversy is far from closed, this guideline is a major step forward and will be quoted for years to come.
The presence of any positive family history appeared to influence the physicians' screening decisions, even if it was not a recognized risk factor in the cancer screening guideline. Physicians also felt that the media is an important influence on patients' requests for screening.
The statement, published online April 8 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, was derived from a review of seven existing English-language breast cancer screening guidelines and the evidence cited in those guidelines.
Revised guidelines raise lung cancer screening age !-- -- A proposed change to CHEST's lung cancer screening guidelines calls for raising the upper age for recent cigaret smokers to 77 years of age from 74 years of age.
In an effort to help determine if a personalized screening schedule based on individual factors is as good as annual mammography, Summit Medical Group announced on Thursday its participation in a study intended to improve breast cancer screening guidelines.
To address this, "National Cancer Screening Guidelines" were launched this month to provide a standard framework for all stakeholders to scale up screening and early detection.
An overview of prostate cancer screening guidelines is offered, with a guide proposed to help providers implement the shared decision-making process with patients before screening.
Organizations that develop cancer screening guidelines continue to debate the issue.
Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines for Women Older Than 65
Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines in the United States.
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has formulated lung cancer screening guidelines for the general population.

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