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2013-06-06 16:27:02

GERMANTOWN, Maryland, and HILDEN, Germany, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that a U.S. reference laboratory customer of its HPV-related products used for cervical cancer screening has made public on June 6 a new non-exclusive agreement to consolidate the purchase of products used for women's health diagnostics with a competitor supplier. QIAGEN has been informed that its HPV-related products will...

2013-06-06 12:29:29

Collaboration features national availability of the APTIMA HPV mRNA-based cervical cancer screening test as well as a focus on developing and expanding access to diagnostic solutions for women's health MADISON, N.J. and BEDFORD, Mass., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading diagnostic information services company, and Hologic, Inc. (Hologic) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical...

2013-06-06 12:29:16

DUBLIN, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32gm2w/adult_and) has announced the addition of the "Adult and Adolescent Vaccines Market to 2018 - Promising Novel Candidates in Late-Stage Development and Prevnar Approval for Use in Adults to Drive Growth" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/32gm2w/adult_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Protection...

Vinegar Test Cervical Cancer Screening
2013-06-03 14:54:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In more affluent countries, Pap smear tests have been credited with an 80 percent reduction in deaths from cervical cancer. However, costs and cultural norms have prevented India from conducting widespread testing, resulting in cervical cancer being the leading cancer-related cause of death among the country´s women. In a new study, a test using simple vinegar was found to have a rate of accuracy comparable to that of Pap smears,...

2013-05-27 08:21:08

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Call to Action to universalise cervical cancer prevention backed up by historic commitments by national leaders and international agencies Every year, 275,000 women die of cervical cancer. India alone accounts for 72,000 deaths - more than any other country - while the top ten highest mortality rates for cervical cancer are all in Africa[1]. With global attention focused on cervical cancer, key...

2013-05-10 23:24:29

“Post-op, I was never in pain, only discomfort. And, that's mostly from my bad back,” exclaimed Tracey Tempone, just weeks after becoming the first cervical cancer patient to undergo a robotic-assisted radical hysterectomy at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH). Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Tracey Tempone, who works as a unit clerk on SIUH´s oncology unit, had skipped several years of annual checkups. When the 48-year-old mother of three decided to take...

2013-04-30 16:28:54

ATLANTA, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Femasys Inc., a medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions, announced today the U.S. launch of the 510(k) cleared FemCerv(TM), an innovative endocervical curettage device. FemCerv is designed to collect a complete, non-contaminated tissue sample with minimal patient discomfort. Endocervical curettage has the potential for the detection of high-grade lesions or invasive cancer that may not be detected by other methods. Femasys plans to...

2013-04-22 14:27:33

Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively with high doses specifically adapted to each tumor, and with fewer serious side-effects to the surrounding normal organs. In two presentations today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday) researchers will tell the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) that image-guided brachytherapy is able to deliver very high doses, which prevent the tumor from growing...

2013-04-21 23:02:26

polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR for people concerned about the relationship between asymptomatic HPV infection and lung cancer. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Almost everyone knows that HPV can cause genital warts and even cervical cancer. As it turns out, new research shows that the same strains of HPV that can cause cervical cancer may also trigger lung cancer. (1) It is important to note that while cervical cancer has warning signs such as cervical displasia, lung cancer often has...

Treatment Of Cervical Cancer Oultined With Two New Studies
2013-04-20 08:43:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two landmark radiotherapy studies demonstrating cervical cancer tumors can be effectively treated with specifically-adapted high doses will be presented this weekend at the 2nd Forum of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO). The studies, which will be presented over the next two days at the conference in Geneva, Switzerland, demonstrate image-guided brachytherapy was able to deliver extremely high doses that...


Latest cervical cancer Reference Libraries

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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2011-02-17 14:56:32

A human papillomavirus (HPV), a member of the papillomavirus family, is capable of infecting humans. HPVs establish productive infections in the skin or mucous membranes. Most of the 200 known types cause no symptoms in most people. Some types can cause warts, while others can lead to cancer. There are more than 30 to 40 types of HPV that are typically transmitted through sexual contact and infect the anogenital region. High risk HPV, can lead to cancer, in fact HPV infection is a cause of...

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