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The addition of p16/Ki-67 to HPV testing leads to more accurate stratification of minor cervical abnormalities

CERVIVA researchers have recently published significant findings on the triage of minor abnormal cervical cytology, LSIL and ASCUS. In recent years there has been widespread implementation of HPV testing as part of cervical screening and triage of minor cervical abnormalities.

Comparator Strategies in Cost-Effectiveness Analyses of HPV Testing in Cervical Screening

CERVIVA investigators have recently published a review of economic analyses of new HPV-based tests in cervical cancer screening. Screening for cervical cancer with HPV tests is generally found to be more effective than conventional screening that uses cytology tests (smear tests) alone.

CERVIVA investigators present their research findings at HPV 2015 in Portugal

The 30th International Papillomavirus Conference (HPV 2015) takes place in Lisbon, Portugal from September 17-21. The conference focuses on HPV (human papillomavirus) which is a known cause of cervical cancer and is also implemented in other diseases (e.g. head and neck cancers).

New paper on recommendations for dealing with aspects of time in health economic evaluations

CERVIVA health economist, Dr James O'Mahony, has collaborated with researchers in Rotterdam and Sydney to publish an important paper that looks at aspects of time in health economic modelling, The article entitled Dealing with Time in Health Economic Evaluation: Methodological Issues and Recommendations for Practice was rec

Research on quality of life after colposcopy presented at iHEA Congress 2015

CERVIVA researcher, Mr Alan Ó Céilleachair, recently presented his work on health-related quality of life in women after colposcopy at the iHEA World Cognress 2015 in Milan. The iHEA (International Health Economics Association) Congress is an annual event at which important

CERVIVA researcher wins best proffered oral presentation in public health at the All-Ireland Cancer Consortium (AICC) 2015 Conference

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Our CERVIVA Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Mairead O’ Connor, attended the All-Ireland Cancer Consortium (AICC) conference held in Belfast last week. The conference covered a diverse range of topics and themes in cancer research and brought together experts in the various cancer disciplines from both national and international organisations.

CERVIVA is pleased to announce the launch of it’s new website

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CERVIVA, a collaborative group delivering high quality research in the area of HPV associated diseases, has just launched it’s new website- www.cerviva.ie. The new site aims to inform the general public, research institutions and health professionals about the research group- who’s involved, the objectives, and the different types of research carried out.

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