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Human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer precursor lesions in women living by Amazon rivers: investigation of relations with markers of oxidative stress

Bruna Emanuelle Sanches Borges ORCID logo , Elza Baia de Brito ORCID logo , Hellen Thais Fuzii ORCID logo , Cláudia Simone Baltazar ORCID logo , Aline Barreto Sá ORCID logo , Camile Irene Mota da Silva ORCID logo , [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO4190

ABSTRACT Objective To investigate the relation between oxidative stress markers, human papillomavirus infection and cervical cancer precursor lesions. Methods The study comprised women aged 14 to 60 years living in communities located by Amazon rivers in the state of Pará (Itaituba, Limoeiro do Ajuru and Bragança, 126, 68 and 43 women respectively). Papanicolau smears and polymerase chain reaction tests for human papillomavirus DNA detection were performed. Blood samples were collected to test malondialdehyde, total and oxidized glutathione levels. Results Malondialdehyde, […]

How important is the number of pelvic lymph node retrieved to locorregional staging of cervix cancer?

Thales Paulo Batista, Artur Lício Rocha Bezerra, Mário Rino Martins, Vandré Cabral Gomes Carneiro

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000400008

Objective:To explore how important is the number of pelvic lymph nodes dissected for the nodal staging in FIGO IA2-IB2 cervical cancer, submitted to radical surgical treatment.METHODS:A cross-sectional study was carried out on patients who underwent Piver class II radical hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy, in two centers in the state of Pernambuco, from January, 2001 to December, 2008. The analysis of the area under the ROC curve was adopted as a summary-measure of discriminatory power of the number of nodes dissected […]

Comparative study of the results from conventional cervico-vaginal oncotic cytology and liquid-based cytology

Sueli Aparecida Batista Stabile, Dilson Henrique Ramos Evangelista, Valdely Helena Talamonte, Umberto Gazi Lippi, Reginaldo Guedes Coelho Lopes

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082012000400013

Objective:To compare two oncotic cervical cytology techniques, the conventional and the liquid-based cytology, in low risk patients for uterine cervical cancer.METHODS:Comparative prospective study with 100 patients who came to their annual gynecological exam, and were submitted simultaneously to both techniques. We used the McNemar test, with a significance level of p

Impact of educational lectures on female adolescents’ knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases and cervical cancer in the city of Jundiaí, SP

João Bosco Ramos Borges, Marcus Vinícus Gonçalves Belintani, Patrícia Frodl Miranda, Ana Carolina Marchesini de Camargo, Renata Guarisi, Edna Marina Cappi Maia, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1544

ABSTRACTObjective:To evaluate the knowledge of adolescents living in Vila Ana and Morada das Vinhas region, in the city of Jundiaí, State of São Paulo, Brazil, on prevention and diagnosis of the main sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and on cervical cancer, as well as the immediate impact of educational lectures.Methods:A prospective cross-sectional study was performed to assess the knowledge of a particular group of female adolescents about STDs and cervical cancer, by means of a questionnaire applied before and after educational […]

Active search of women as an efficacy factor for a breast and cervical cancer screening program in the city of Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil

João Bosco Ramos Borges, Renata Guarisi, Andressa de Araújo Lacerda, Juliana Letícia Poli, Pítia Cárita de Godoy Borges, Sirlei Siani Moraes

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010a01454

ABSTRACTObjective:To compare the profile of women looking for gynecological care to the profile of women invited to participate in the program, assessing breast and cervical cancer risk factors in each group and comparing Papanicolaou’s test and mammography results.Methods:Medical records of 46 women participating in a breast and cervical cancer prevention program and 42 medical reports of women that regularly visited the primary healthcare unit from August to December 2006 were examined.Results:The mean interval between the last Papanicolaou’s tests was of […]