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cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN)

Abnormal changes in the surface layers of the cervix. These changes are not cancer but are precancerous cells. Also called dysplasia.

dysplasia

See cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN).

Cervical cancer

vagina, or to other parts of the body, such as the lymph nodes, lungs or liver. Types of cervical cancer There are two main types of cervical cancer which are named after the cells they start in: Squamous cell carcinoma…

invasive cervical cancer

Cervical cancer that has spread deep into tissues at the primary site (cervix), and/or to other parts of the body.

News: Cervical cancer patients with multiple health conditions face lower chance of survival

Women who are unwell or have other diseases when diagnosed with cervical cancer are more likely to die from their cancer diagnosis, than women who have better overall health. Despite most health issues not being linked to the cancer itself,…

News: HPV Vaccine has halved cervical cancer rates

(HPV) vaccine took about 16 years to create using genetic engineering. The HPV vaccine works to protect the body against infections that can lead to a variety of different cancers, including cervical cancer. In addition to protecting women against cervical

News: Help eliminate cervical cancer and save a friend’s life

Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the National Screening Program. New research from Cancer Council has shown that if vaccination and screening coverage are maintained at their current rate, cervical cancer is likely to be eliminated as

News: Public support needed to eliminate cervical cancer

…professional immediately, regardless of when they were last screened,” she said. For more information on cervical screening visit https://www.cancer.org.au/cervicalscreening. If you or a loved one has been affected by cervical cancer and needs support, please contact Cancer…

Blog: Research update – Cervical cancer screening in Indigenous Australians 

Despite a nationally coordinated and publicly funded cervical cancer screening program, Indigenous women in Australia have higher rates of cervical cancer than other Australian women, and their survival outcomes are poorer. A collaborative project between Cancer Council Queensland and Menzies…

News: New cervical cancer screening program to save lives

Cancer Council Queensland has welcomed Federal Government funding for a new cervical cancer screening program to replace the two-yearly pap smear test from 2017. The new screening program, announced as part of a $600 million cancer package in last night’s…