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BY Clayton R. Boldt, Ph.D.

MD Anderson Cancer Center researchers, together with collaborators from Mozambique, Brazil and the U.S., have been awarded a $5.1 million grant to evaluate innovative approaches to increase screening and prevention of cervical cancers in Mozambique, which has some of the highest rates of cervical cancer in the world.

The grant was awarded by the Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program, sponsored by the U.S...

A collaborative project involving researchers from MD Anderson has been awarded a $5.1 million grant to evaluate innovative approaches to increase screening and prevention of cervical cancers in Mozambique.

BY Kathryn Boom

In Texas, the number is even lower. Only 33% of Texas teens were up to date. That’s a lot of room for improvement.

Having spent the...

BY MD Anderson staff

World Cancer Day is Saturday, Feb. 4. It’s the one singular initiative under which the entire world unites to fight cancer through prevention...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer among women worldwide and was responsible for approximately 266,000 deaths in 2012, according to the World Health Organization. In contrast, it’s relatively rare in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that only 12,990 cases will be diagnosed this year, ranking it 11th among cancers affecting U.S. women.

Since the 1950s, U.S. cervical cancer rates have fallen...

BY Ronda Wendler

A program designed to reduce cervical- and breast-cancer deaths among women in developing countries is celebrating its fifth anniversary this...

BY La Chanda Ricks

“Is it possible to make cancer history?”

That’s a question Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome asked during a recent visit to MD Anderson...

BY Ronda Wendler

Since the 1940s, Pap tests have been successfully detecting cervical cancer in its early stages, before it has a chance to spread. When caught...