cervical cervical  /ˈsɜr və kəl/


  1. (adj) of or relating to the cervix of the uterus
  2. (adj) relating to or associated with the neck

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  1. But unlike cervical cancer, this type of oral cancer is more prevalent in men.
  2. Viewpoint: The controversy over a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer is a sign of the deep suspicion on both sides of the cultural divide.
  3. Perhaps 5% of these women will eventually develop precancerous lesions that could lead to cervical cancer.


  1. A simple test for a significant health issue

    I just read the most amazing article about detecting cervical cancer. A simple vinegar test, which can be taught to one or two women in the villages, has shown to save 150,000 lives in India.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Lesbian and Bisexual Women Risk HPV Cervical Cancer; polyDNA Recommends Gene-Eden-VIR Against the Latent HPV Virus

    Gaystarnews.com recently released a report, (1) which said that any woman with an intact cervix who is sexually active – gay or straight – should have regular cervical screening. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR to boost the immune system against latent HPV. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10825891.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Differences in Outcomes of Cervical Spine Surgery at Teaching versus Non-Teaching Hospitals

    For patients undergoing surgery on the cervical (upper) spine, overall rates of complications and death are higher at teaching hospitals than at non-teaching hospitals, reports a study in the June 1 issue of Spine. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newswise


  1. "The HPV vaccine provides us with an incredible opportunity to effectively target and prevent cervical cancer," Perry said in announcing the order.
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Rick Perry Source: USA Today

  2. Mr Clifford said: "You just could not buy the sort of publicity that Jade's plight has raised for cervical cancer. It has been unbelievable."
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Max Clifford Source: Sky News

  3. "I had four plates and fourteen cervical spinal surgeries," Abdul said while she picked up items Saturday at The Retreat at Super Bowl XLII, a celebrity gifting suite. "It all happened during the time that I disappeared and no one knew where...
    on Aug 23, 2006 By: Paula Abdul Source: Leading The Charge

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