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  • noun Plural form of dysplasia.


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  • The analogy, though imperfect, is that some early skin cancers are called "actinic keratoses" and early cervical cancers are termed "dysplasias."

    News 2011

  • These pre-cancerous changes, called dysplasias, are caused by HPV types 16 and 18, as well as more than a dozen others.

    Women's Space 2008

  • And like, responding to what Dr. Herzog just said, you know, how are we going to get our patients in the office to educate them in terms of preventing all of those dysplasias and just even get knowledge when you don't have to come to me until the age of 21 and some of my patients even start at 14 for activity.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2009 2009

  • There is a higher incidence of HPV-related precancerous lesions in adolescent women, but most cervical dysplasias in teens resolve on their own without treatment.

    Roseanne Colletti: Cancer Confusion for Women 2009

  • Do we really want to pursue a public policy that costs $360,000 to vaccinate every 1000 girls while exposing each and every one of these thousand girls to the known adverse short term and largely unknown long terms side effects of three injections of a new vaccine just to save two of the more sexually active of these kids from having to have their dysplasias treated conventionally?

    Silly - poor people don’t get choices 2007

  • It may be a life saver for a small segment of the population especially those too poor or uninformed to get annual pap smears, and it offers protection against most genital warts and a good percentage of HPV dysplasias.

    Silly - poor people don’t get choices 2007

  • The procedures to remove these warts and dysplasias are very painful, so these benefits are compelling.

    Silly - poor people don’t get choices 2007

  • This includes 42 of the less serious HPV 6-, 11- related low grade dysplasias.

    Silly - poor people don’t get choices 2007

  • Merck has published no data for how many non-HPV 6-, 11-, 16-, 18-related dysplasias were contracted by these subjects over these periods, but some practitioners have commented that they expect the vaccine to protect against 40%-50% of all dysplasias.

    Silly - poor people don’t get choices 2007

  • Of course, the pre-teen population is so less sexually active and when active, so much less likely to be active with a previously contaminated partner that I think it would be conservative to estimate that preteens are 5 times less likely to contract HPV dysplasias than the 16 to 26 year olds who were tested by Merck.

    Silly - poor people don’t get choices 2007


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