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February 2017 Archives

False positive results may discourage future treatment

Some North Carolina women may be more likely to skip or delay a mammogram after receiving a false positive on a previous test. A false positive may occur when a imaging or a biopsy rules out cancer after finding an aberration on the breast during a mammogram. According to one doctor, 30 percent of cases may be missed if a woman over 50 skips one test every other year.

WHO says delayed cancer diagnosis killing millions

North Carolina residents may be saddened to learn that delayed diagnosis is causing millions of needless cancer deaths worldwide, according to a report by the World Health Organization. The report was released on Feb. 3 as a prelude to World Cancer Day on Feb. 4.

Factors that increase cervical cancer-related deaths

According to the National Cancer Institute, cervical cancer took the lives of 4,120 women throughout the United States during 2016. Also in that year, there were nearly 13,000 new cases of this disease, which North Carolina women should know is largely preventable.

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