Cervical Cancer Vaccine

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Centre To India's 1st Cervical Cancer Vaccine By Year-End

The Centre intends to launch India's first Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (qHPV) vaccine against cervical cancer as part of the national vaccination campaign by end of this year. Experts anticipate that it will be included in national HPV immunization efforts and will be more affordable than current vaccinations. Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent cancer type in women of reproductive age (15-44), and the second leading cause of… read-more

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 03:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Cervical Cancer, vaccine, India, Cervavac, Vaccination Drive

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Breast Cancer: Expert Suggests Self-Examination For Prevention

Stressing the importance of discussions regarding women-centric cancers, Oncologist Dr JB Sharma suggested self-examination a way to prevent cancer. He added that lumps in the breast and armpits should not be ignored carelessly and must be regularly self-examined. Moreover, Dr Sharma stated irregular vaginal discharges and bleeding should be considered as early signs of cervical cancer. In addition to it, Pap Smear tests and HPV testing are… read-more

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 01:52 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: health care, Cancer, Breast cancer, Cervical Cancer