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German academics tackle cervical cancer in Africa with SAP HANA

diginomica By Jessica Twentyman, November 20, 2015 Almost nine out of ten cervical cancer deaths worldwide occur in the developing world. Researchers from the University of Heidelberg are rolling out screening to women most at risk. In the developed world, regular screening, early detection and rapid treatment have led to positive long-term outcomes for women […]

German academics tackle cervical cancer in africa with SAP HANA

diginomica.com (UK) | 20.11.2015 In the developed world, regular screening, early detection and rapid treatment have led to positive long-term outcomes for women diagnosed with cervical cancer. In the developing world, the disease is still a killer. In Western Europe or Australia/New Zealand, for example, for every 100,000 women diagnosed with the disease, fewer than […]

Krebsvorsorge in Kenia: Neues Screening-Konzept erreicht Frauen zuhause

Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ) und SAP starten Testphase zur Früherkennung von Gebärmutterhalskrebs in Kenia / Gemeinsam entwickelte Software, neues Konzept und leicht auszuwertender Test erlauben flächendeckendes Screening in medizinisch unterversorgten Ländern Gebärmutterhalskrebs ist in vielen Ländern Afrikas kaum zu behandeln, es mangelt an Medizintechnik und entsprechend ausgebildeten Ärzten. Umso wichtiger ist die Vorsorge. Wissenschaftler […]

Press release, 11/09/2015: Cancer prevention in Kenya – New screening approach enables women to be tested at home

As cervical cancer is the number one cause of death from cancer in Kenya, new methods for cancer screening are desperately required. Therefore the Heidelberg University Hospital initiated the Emerging Technologies in Cervical Cancer Screening (ETiCCS) project with the aim to implement an innovative healthcare screening approach in fragile infrastructures. The initial focus of ETiCCS […]

Our website has launched!

The ETiCCS team is pleased to announce that our new website has officially launched.
 This new website will provide you a with an overview of our ETiCCS project: Emerging Technologies in Cervical Cancer Screening. What’s so special about this website? It not only demonstrates our passion around ETiCCS and how to help save womens’ lives […]