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Low cost cervical cancer test can save thousands of women


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) A low cost cervical cancer test, vastly more accurate than the present smear test, can save thousands of women every year, researchers say.The test also delivers results overnight, ... Read more...

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Mom visits Jade Goody’s grave with Christmas tree


December 25th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) She was fighting to hold back her tears, but still managed a brave smile as Jackiey Budden, mother of late reality show star Jade Goody, placed a ... Read more...

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Jade Goody mum’s grave vigil


December 24th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 24 (ANI): Late reality star Jade Goody's mother, Jackiey Budden, spent an hour in front of her grave as she faces her first Christmas without her daughter.The grieving mum ... Read more...

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Goody’s cancerous end prompts 20-pct leap in Scotland smear tests


August 26th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Scottish officials have noticed a 20 per cent rise in cervical smear tests linking it to Jade Goody's high-profile battle against the disease.The British reality TV star, ... Read more...

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Racist Smear Test for Cervical Cancer


June 3rd, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
When Sandy Dobson went to her doctor to get a cervical smear done, he found out that non-Whites were allowed to get it done for free. She, however, would have to pay ... Read more...

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