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The fight against cervical cancer and HPV in the Pandemic

The fight against cervical cancer and HPV in the Pandemic

For those concerned with eliminating cervical cancer, the effects of resources being diverted to the COVID-19 response and of social distancing, are extremely concerning. Challenges include reduced or delayed screening; the issue plummeting down governments’ agenda; and scarce supplies of the HPV vaccine. Professor Singer considers the impact of these changes and offers two limited solutions that may help keep our battle against cervical cancer on track. Now is the time to act.

There are urgent problems with HPV vaccination and screening

There are urgent problems with HPV vaccination and screening

By Professor Albert Singer   In my last blog I discussed the possibility of cervical cancer becoming a rare disease in certain countries. Part of this remarkable happening has been the introduction of the HPV vaccine, in certain countries up to 80% of the...

Colposcopy in the Himalayas

Colposcopy in the Himalayas

A guest blog post by Dr Quek Swee Chong of Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore about running a women’s health camp in Ladakh in the Himalayas.

Cervical Disease in Pregnancy

By Professor Albert Singer This week saw yet another tragic case of a 29-year-old woman who has died of cervix cancer leaving a baby daughter and six years old child. It seems as though she had presented with many episodes of post-coital bleeding which seem to have...

Top 3 Tips on How to Reduce Anxiety for Patients

By Professor Albert Singer Would you attend a smear test after hearing this testimonial ? “….As the door opened a male doctor came in. He didn't introduce himself just checked the paperwork facts in a cold manner and told me to get undressed. He used a cold metal...

Sexual abuse: long term consequences

By Professor Albert Singer   Sexual abuse has devastating consequences for victims and their families both in the short and long term. This has been highlighted most recently in the UK by the high profile failure to protect young girls from sexual abuse and...

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