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Cervical cancer representatives Slovakia

Every two minutes a woman dies of cervical cancer somewhere in the world. Although this disease is largely preventable, we are not able yet to reduce these death rates. However, this issue is gaining more and more attention.

 

Cervical Cancer is a cancer of the reproductive system. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus that connects it to the vagina. Almost all cervical cancers are linked to infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Although most women’s immune system will successfully eliminate the virus, a minority will develop cervical cancer. HPV can cause premalignant cervical lesions which can be detected during screening. Once identified, these lesions can be treated easily in order to prevent the development of cancer.

 

There are several ways to prevent women from developing cervical cancer. This includes HPV vaccination (primary prevention) and regular cervical screening.

Regular screening is vital for preventing cervical cancer and this is why the  PRESCRIP-TEC programme is making it easily available to you.

We will provide you with everything you need to do a self-test at home to detect possible infection with the human papillomavirus. Only if the result is positive will you need a further examination at a clinic. In this case, we will use cutting-edge technology and artificial intelligence to improve diagnosis. Then, if we detect a lesion which could potentially become cancerous, we will be able to begin the treatment in time.

Contact us to help you to prevent cervical cancer. 

Cervical cancer screening in Uganda

Cervical cancer kills more than 200 000 women annually worldwide and disproportionately affects the poorest, most vulnerable women in many parts of the world. Unlike many other health problems, early identification and treatment of precancerous conditions can prevent cervical cancer. As the leading cause of mortality from cancer among women in the majority of developing countries, cervical cancer generally strikes women when they are young and in midlife.

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Cervical cancer elimination day of action

Cervical Cancer Elimination Day of Action: PRESCRIP-TEC joins the Movement!

Cervical cancer could be the world’s first cancer eliminated ever if we follow the Cervical Cancer Elimination Initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO).
PRESCRIP-TEC is focusing its research in a new method that leads to effective and innovative cervical cancer screening, including direct treatment and follow-up for women in resource-poor or hard-to-reach areas of Bangladesh, India, Uganda and Slovaki

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This project has received funding from the European
Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation
programme under grant agreement No 964270