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2014-04-08 00:22:15

Research efforts will investigate approaches to develop novel immune therapies for HPV-associated cancers SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation, along with the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), SU2C's Scientific Partner, announced the formation of a research team dedicated to HPV-related cancers during a press event today at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, held here April 5-9. The HPV and Anal Cancer...

2014-02-11 08:33:33

AMSTERDAM, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - SynCo's live microbial track record, GMP scale-up and commercial manufacturing capabilities will facilitate the advancement of Advaxis' ADXS-HPV program - SynCo Bio Partners B.V. [http://www.syncobiopartners.com ], a leading services provider for GMP manufacturing of live microbial vaccines and biotherapeutics today announces that they have entered into a long term manufacturing collaboration with Advaxis, Inc....

2014-01-08 12:29:02

LONDON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MarketVIEW: HPV therapeutic vaccinesHuman papilloma viruses (HPV) members of the papillomaviridae family are extremely common with an estimated worldwide prevalence of ~11-12%. Although nearly all sexually-active men and women acquire the virus at some point in their lives, most infections are asymptomatic and self-limiting; with 90% clearing within 2 years. High risk forms of HPV (16/18)...

2013-12-03 13:48:07

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer in women, is also known to cause anal cancer in both women and men. Now, a study led by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing has found that older HIV-positive men who have sex with men are at higher risk of becoming infected with the HPVs that most often cause anal cancer. The researchers also report that smoking increases the risk of infection with specific types of HPV among both HIV-infected and uninfected older men by...

2013-11-26 13:40:27

Barriers to human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination among adolescents in the U.S. range from financial concerns and parental attitudes to social influences and concerns about the vaccination's effect on sexual behavior, according to a review of the available medical literature published by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. HPV vaccine coverage among teenagers has increased since the vaccine was licensed in 2006 but it still remains low compared with other recommended...

HPV vaccine effective in one dose
2013-11-04 11:44:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An HPV vaccine that guards against cervical cancer was shown to be effective in just one dose, instead of the recommended three, according to a new study published by the journal Cancer Prevention Research. The study researchers found that one dose of the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), the disease known to cause cervical cancer, established antibodies that remained stable in the blood for four years. The team said their study was...

2013-09-18 12:27:58

Translational Research Team Grant Will Focus on Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Related Cancers LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation today announced plans to fund a collaborative translational research team grant focused on human papillomavirus (HPV)-related cancers. The SU2C-Farrah Fawcett Foundation Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Translational Research Team Grant will commit one million dollars...

CDC: “We’re Dropping The Ball” On HPV Vaccinations
2013-07-27 08:29:57

redOrbit staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The percentage of adolescent girls who were vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) in 2012 was unchanged from the previous year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced. According to HealthDay News reporter Dennis Thompson, only 53 percent of girls received at least one dose of the vaccine in both 2011 and 2012. Furthermore, only one-third of all girls received all...

HPV Link To Throat Cancer Revealed In New Study
2013-07-22 04:35:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One-third of all cases of throat cancer can be linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), claims new research appearing in the Journal of Clinical Oncology this month. HPV, which is the primary cause of cervical cancer, is known to spread through genital or oral contact, according to BBC News reports published Saturday. There are more than 100 different varieties of the illness, though two of them (HPV-16 and HPV-18) are most likely to...

2013-07-19 10:52:08

Boys are more likely to receive the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) if their mothers receive flu shots or Pap screenings, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study examined the electronic health records of more than 250,000 boys aged 9 to 17 years enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health plan and found that a total of 4,055 boys – or 1.6 percent of the membership in this age...