Some Colposcopy links

Some Colposcopy links

Lifelinger Arays LIFELINGER page

(In no particular order within rough sections)

General Overview

Heterocopulative Syndrome: Clinico-Pathologic Correlation in 260 Cases , M Scarce, Int J Epidemiol 2002;31:498-9 and

Medceu Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer Prevention Diagnosis and Therapeutics CA Cancer J Clin 2001;51:92-114, Mike F. Janicek, MD; Hervy E. Averette, MD

Colposcope. Samir fouad abdel aziz assist.professor al-azhar university

Colposcopy Today Prof. Aboubakr Elnashar Benha University Hospital. EGYPT

Introduction to Colposcopy. E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., M.D



Cervical cancer information, precancerous conditions of the cervix, prevention, symptoms, and cervical cancer treatment

Cervical ‘Pap’ Smears and Colposcopy

CPAAINDIA recent cancer-related news

Screening for Cervical Cancer: Recent Advances

Cervical Cancer: Screening and Prevention of Invasive Disease

Summary minutes of the microbiology devices panel meeting open session, March 8, 2002, Gaithersburg Holiday Inn, Gaithersburg, MD

Screening for various cancers (from WHO)




SOGC (The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada)

British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology

EBCOG (European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynecology)

EUROGIN (European Research Organization on Genital Infection and

European Association for Cancer Research

European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO)

Federation of European Cancer Societies http://

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation

The National Cancer Institute(

American College of Radiology

AMA – American Medical Association Home Page

ASC Introduction

British Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology – Welcome

Cancer News

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease



For links, pictures & free software database

Diagnosis & Screening


Arays Lifelinger page

Diagnosis-Histopathology-Pathogenesis of Cervical Cancer – September 2001

Computer-Aided Diagnosis Is Improving Early Detection Of Many Cancers

Identifying Squamous Cancer at Colposcopy by V. Cecil Wright, MD

Cytological sampling and cell morphology as evidences of the major role played by the endocervical epithelium in carcinogenesis of the uterine cervix

Evaluation of Human Papillomavirus Testing in Primary Screening for Cervical Abnormalities

Comparison of Sensitivity, Specificity, and Frequency of Referral Shalini L. Kulasingam, PhD; James P. Hughes, PhD; Nancy B. Kiviat, MD; Constance Mao, MD; Noel S. Weiss, MD, DrPH; Jane M. Kuypers, PhD; Laura A. Koutsky, PhD AMA. 2002;288:1749-1757

ACR Appropriateness Criteria™ for the role of imaging in cancer of the cervix.,pdf:0925-930_cancer_of_the_cervix_ac.pdf

Evaluation of Colposcopically Directed Cervical Biopsies Yielding a Histologic Diagnosis of CIN 1,2

Qualitative Assessment of Telemedicine Network and Computer-Based Telecolposcopy Daron G. Ferris, MD; Mark S. Litaker, PhD Jill A. Miller, MD Michael S. Macfee, MD; Debra Crawley, MD Diane Watson, MSN

Telemedicine Network Telecolposcopy Compared with Computer-Based Telecolposcopy. DG Ferris, DM Bishai, MS Macfee, M Litaker, ED Dickman, and JA Miller Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

The Correlation Between Colposcopic Diagnosis and Colposcopically Directed Biopsy. YC Collins1 and LS Massad2 1Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY; and 2Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL

Colposcopic and Cytologic Findings Among Women with Abnormal Vaginal Flora. Ana V. Georgijevi, MD1; Jadranka R. iovi, MD2; Slobodanka V. Djuki, MD, PhD3; Marina J. Bujko, MD, PhD4

Efficacy of Teleconsultation in Colposcopy. M Roy, Y Ansquer, R Barrasso, L Benedet, J-C Boulanger, D Dargent, D Ferris, M Marien, and I Bairati Hôpital Edouard-Herriot, Pavillon L,

In Vivo Detection of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia Using a Practical Prototype Optical Detection Device DM Harper,1 RD Alvarez,2 WK Huh,2 RM Cestero,3 FA Garcia,4 MA Gold,5 RS Guido,6 K McIntyre-Seltman,6 and L Burke7

Morphology of Cancer Cells

An Important Biomarker for Cervical Lesion

Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Cancer Screening

ACOG: Endocervical Brush as Effective as Endocervical Curette for Colposcopy Evaluation Following Abnormal Pap Test

HPV Testing vs. Cervical Cytology / ASCUS and above

Multispectral Digital Imaging Colposcope


Styles Of Colposcopes

Purchasing a Colposcope?

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Identification of Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions: Fluoresence of Cervical Tissue
During Colposcopy


Controversies and Decision Making for Uterine Cervical Disease E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., M.D.

Colposcopy in Pregnancy E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., M.D.

Colposcopy of the Vagina and VAIN E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., M.D

Vulvar Dysplasia and Colposcopy E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., M.D

Colposcopy of DES Daughters E.J. Mayeaux, Jr., M.D.

Optimal Excitation Wavelengths for Discrimination of Cervical Neoplasia Sung K. Chang, Michele Follen, Anais Malpica, Urs Utzinger, Gregg Staerkel, Dennis Cox, E. Neely Atkinson, Calum MacAulay, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum* IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, VOL. 49, NO. 10, OCTOBER 2002

Detecting Cervical Cancer

Biomedical researchers develop a new optical tool based on the use of flourescence spectoscopy to achieve early detection of cervical cancer

Cervical Cancer Research at UT: Instant, More Accurate Detection through Fiber Optic Technology

New Way to Spot Pre-Cancer Cells

MIT researchers create noninvasive new methods for early cancer diagnosis. Ability to detect invisible, early-stage disease could save lives

Imaging human epithelial properties with polarized lightscattering spectroscopy Rajan S. Gurjar1, Vadim Backman2, Lev T. Perelman1, Irene Georgakoudi1, Kamran Badizadegan3, Irving Itzkan1, Ramachandra R. Dasari1 & Michael S. Feld1

Image analysis for discrimination of cervical neoplasia. Pogue BW, Mycek MA, Harper D.

Computerized colposcopy: results of a pilot study and analysis of its clinical relevance. Cristoforoni PM, Gerbaldo D, Perino A, Piccoli R, Montz FJ, Capitanio GL. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Genoa, Italy.

The technical performance and clinical feasibility of telecolposcopy. Harper DM, Moncur MM, Harper WH, Burke GC, Rasmussen CA, Mumford MC. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA.

Digital color imaging colposcopy: a matter of choice. Hopman EH, Rozendaal L, Verheijen RH, Kenemans P, Helmerhorst TJ. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Free University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Detection of preinvasive cancer cells Early-warning changes in precancerous epithelial cells can now be spotted in situ.

Factors affecting light-scattering properties of cervical cells studied Rice University April 2, 2003

Fluorescence Spectroscopy Helps Diagnose Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia

Oral 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Administration Allows Fluorescence of Cervix

The future of cancer imaging David A. Benaron Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA

Cancer and Metastasis Reviews 21: 45–78, 2002.

Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy

DISCOVERY v15n3 Detecting Cervical Cancer

efg’s Image Processing Medical Applications Entrez-PubMed

Laboratory Testing for Cervical Cancer PAP Smear Activities


Cervical cancer stages

Heat, Cold, Lasers, Lights: Throwing the Book at Cancer

Radiofrequency Ablation and Chemotherapy Show Promise in Treating Cancer

very useful medical procedures

Management & Guidelines

FINAL Bethesda 2001 Terminology

American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Web site. Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

Bethesda Revised Guidelines on Cervical Cytology Issued

Cervical cancer clasification National Cancer Institute: Concurrent chemoradiation for cervical cancer: February 1999. NCI Cancer Trials Resource Page Available at:

Cost-effectiveness of Alternative Triage Strategies for Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined SignificanceJane J. Kim, MS; Thomas C. Wright, MD; Sue J. Goldie, MD,MPH JAMA. 2002;287:2382-2390

Improving Compliance with Cervical Cancer Prevention Programs L. Stewart Massad, MD Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease 2003; 7(2):95-100

CDC Reports First-time Race- and Ethnicity-specific Cervical Cancer Rates

Colposcopy Position Paper aafp

FDA Cervical Cancer Global Perspective Nice Slide show at:

Cervical Cancer Global Perspective

Medical Devices; Draft Guidance for Industry on the Electro- Optical Sensors for the In Vivo Detection of Cervical Cancer and its Precursors

Clinical Management / Natural History of Cervical Dysplasia (CIN) and Related Findings



Colposcopy and Programme Management Guidelines for the NHS Cervical Screening Programme


Medline Digital imaging colposcopy

A Few Colposcopy books

  • 1 Colposcopy: Principles and Practice: An Integrated Textbook and Atlasby Barbara S. Apgar (Editor), Mark Spitzer (Editor), Gregory L. Brotzman (Editor),Donna D. IgnataviciusPublisher: W B Saunders; 1st edition (February 22, 2002) ISBN: 0721684947
  • 2 Colposcopy-Cervical Pathology: Textbook and Atlasby Erich Burghardt, Hellmuth Pickel, Frank GirardiPublisher: Thieme Medical Pub; 3rd edition (June 1998) ISBN: 0865776342
  • 3 A Manual of Clinical Colposcopyby Thomas M. Julian, Valle (Hardcover)
  • 4 Integrated Colposcopy: For Colposcopists, Histopathologists, and Cytologistsby Malcom Anderson, et al (Hardcover)
  • 5 Handbook of Optical Biomedical DiagnosisEditor: Valery V TuchinPublisher: SPIE Press (2002) ISBN: 0819442380
  • 6 Handbook of Colposcopy – “Handbook of Colposcopy. 2nd Edition.Edited by David M. Luesley , Professor of Gynaecological Oncology, Birmingham Women’sHospital …
  • 7 Atlas of Colposcopy by Per KolstadPublisher: Univ Park Pr; 3rd edition (February 1983) ASIN: 0839117558
  • 8 Colposcopy of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva: A Comprehensive Textbookby Michael S. Baggish, Micheal Baggish (Hardcover – August 2003)
  • 9 Atkinson’s Correlative Atlas of Colposcopy, Cytology and Histopathologyby Giuntoli
  • 10 Lower Genital Tract Precancer: Colposcopy, Pathology and Treatmentby Albert Singer, et al (Hardcover)
  • 11 Handbook of Colposcopyby David M. Luesley (Editor), et al (Paperback – July 2002)
  • 12 Minimum datasets for Reporting Common CancersBt Cross, Feery and Angel (1998)
  • 13 Otoscopy: A structured ApproachP J Wormald, G S BrowningPublisher: Arnold (1996) ISBN: 0340613769

For More See

British Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology – Resources

Some Internet References to Various Cancers

Reflectance Spectroscopy for In Vivo Characterization of Ovarian Tissue Urs Utzinger, PhD,1 Molly Brewer, DVM, MD, MS,2,3 Elvio Silva, MD,4 David Gershenson, MD,3, Robert C. Blast, Jr., MD,5 Michele Follen, MD, PhD,3 and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, PhD1

The future of cancer imaging, David A. Benaron

Glottic Cancer, Mary C Snyder, MD

Priorities of the Gynecologic Cancer Progress Review Group – November 2001

Cancer Stomach, Robert J Fingerote, MD

Imaging/Technologies , Welch, Michael & Van Dam, Jacques, Fischman, Alan

Imaging diagnosis for staging of gastric cancer. Kuntz C, Herfarth C. Abstract. Abstract.

Diagnosis and staging of gastric cancer. alvorsen RA Jr, Yee J, McCormick VD. Abstract.

Early Gastric Cancer : pretreatment diagnosis. Romeo Giuli MD,

gastric cancer

Staging in gastric cancer: imaging diagnosis.Romeo Giuli MD,.

Report of the Stomach/Esophageal Cancers Progress Review Group National Cancer Institute, December 2002, Timothy J. Eberlein, M.D , Brian J. Reid, M.D., Ph.D., Ernest T. Hawk, M.D., MPH,

State of the Science


Gastric , Ajani, Jaffer; Coit, Daniel & Correa, Pelayo, Macdonald, John

Disease Sites Adenocarcinomas, Tepper, Joel; Forastiere, Arlene & Blaser, Martin J., Spechler, Stuart

National Institutes of Health Roadmap

Squamous, Hamilton, Stanley R.; Castell, Donald O. & Orlando, Roy C., Leichman, Lawrence

Elective Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Cancer Staging, Frederick L. Greene, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Cancer Spreads in Tumor Margins

Thoracoscopy/Laparoscopy Is Feasible For Esophageal Cancer Staging

Diagnosis Histopathology Pathogenesis of Gastric Cancer – May 2001

Staging laparoscopy in gastric cancer. Romeo Giuli MD,.

Staging laparoscopy in gastric cancer: updating. Romeo Giuli MD,.

MIT Detection of preinvasive cancer cells

Some Internet References to Endometrial Carcinoma Summaries

# Emedicine summary Endometrial Carcinoma, William T Creasman, MD
# From the American Academy of Family Physicians is Endometrial Cancer Timothy P. Canavan, M.D., and Nipa R. Doshi, M.D.
# Information modified from that furnished by the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute of the United States of America. Cancer Of The Uterus (Endometrial Cancer)
# Premalignant Lesions of the Endometrium Susan B Tate, MD, Charles N Landen, MD,
# Of Hysteroscopy
# Hysteroscopy FAQ, Paul D. Indman, MD,
# What Are The Diagnostic Procedures For Heavy Menstrual Bleeding?- Hysteroscopy Harvey
Simon, MD,
# Hysteroscopy Dr G.D. Reid & Dr H.F. Joyce
# Endometrial Biopsy Thomas J. Zuber, M.D
# From National Cancer Institute Screening for Endometrial Cancer
NCI A Snapshot of Endometrial Cancer
# Gynecologic Procedures
# Elective Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Cancer Staging Frederick L. Greene, M.D., F.A.C.S.
# Diagnostic hysteroscopy G. Benagiano, L. Mencaglia

Some emedicine summaries for other cancers include:

# Cervix –
# Colon / Rectum –
# Oesophagus
# Bladder –>
# Mouth –
# Stomach
# Uterus (Endometrial Carcinoma )-
# Pathology: Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Aray Limited – Some Colposcopy links

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