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Latest cervical cancer Stories

2013-04-17 04:21:42

Throat cancers on the rise due to epidemic of HPV infection TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Researchers in London, Ontario, are conducting a first-ever clinical trial to determine which treatment option gives patients with throat cancers the best quality of life. These cancers are dramatically on the rise due to the epidemic of HPV (human papilloma virus) infection. Surgeon Dr Anthony Nichols and radiation oncologist Dr David Palma at the Lawson Research Centre have received a...

2013-04-11 10:28:03

Certain types of papilloma virus might actually prevent cervical cancer, according to a new study by researchers from The University of Manchester. There are over 100 different types of human papilloma virus (HPV). Cervical cancer is known to be caused by infection with approximately 14 so-called “high-risk” types of this virus. Researchers from Manchester looked at the different types of HPV found in cervical smears and invasive cervical cancers from HIV positive and HIV...

2013-03-28 11:58:17

In women who have a potentially or mildly abnormal cervical smear, using a DNA-based test can identify those at higher risk of having precursors of cervical cancer, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. The authors found that the DNA-based test identified patients in possible need of treatment more accurately than a repeat smear test. Cervical smear ("Pap") tests are carried out to identify women who might be at high risk of developing cervical cancer. Cells collected in the smear...

2013-03-27 04:20:58

New, non-invasive molecular diagnostic test is easy, fast, and accurate SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), today announced the commercial availability of its urine-based HPV-HR (high-risk) assay, a molecular human papillomavirus (HPV) test. The non-invasive test is designed to accurately identify the presence or absence of 15 known high-risk HPV strains using proprietary DNA sequences. (Logo:...

2013-03-21 16:25:34

Guidelines Developed with 23 National Health Organizations and Nine Years of Cervical Precancer-Management Data on 1.4 million Women FREDERICK, Md., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) today released the Updated Consensus Guidelines for Managing Abnormal Cervical Cancer Screening Tests and Cancer Precursors. A group of 47 experts representing 23 professional societies, national and international health...

Parents Skip HPV Vaccination In Teenage Daughters Due To Safety, Side Effect Concerns
2013-03-18 07:30:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Concerns about safety and side effects of receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine have left many parents guarded about offering the option to their teenage daughters, even with increased recommendations by health experts. Paul Darden, MD, of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and colleagues have found that more than 40 percent of parents reported in 2010 that they did not plan to vaccinate their teen...

2013-03-17 23:02:26

A new study says that smokers have more signs of HPV related cancer. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR as a remedy against the HPV virus. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 "Smokers have an increased risk of developing precancerous and cancerous cervical lesions caused by infection with high-risk HPV types."(Sexually Transmitted Diseases) [1] The same study suggested that the risk of developing genital warts is not as readily apparent if one happens to be a smoker. The authors wrote that,...

2013-03-14 11:05:56

Initial vaccinations for human papillomavirus (HPV) at a young age is important for maximizing quadrivalent HPV vaccine effectiveness according to a Swedish study published March 13 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. HPV vaccination programs have been launched around the world in hopes of preventing cervical cancer and other HPV-related cancers. While incidence of genital warts is the earliest possible disease outcome to measure the efficacy of the HPV vaccine, the results of...

2013-03-12 23:02:45

polyDNA urges military healthcare providers to recommend Gene-Eden-VIR, an HPV remedy, to infected service women Rochester, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 polyDNA, a biotechnology company, has learned that "Studies indicate a high prevalence of risky sexual behaviors - including inconsistent condom use, multiple sexual partners, and binge drinking — that lead to unintended and unsafe sex" among female, military service members. The study was published in the Journal of Women's Health [1]....

2013-03-05 12:28:01

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTC Pink: MHCC) signed an exclusive nationwide distribution agreement for an Oral Diagnostics Biopsy test. This non-invasive full thickness biopsy can be used to rule out oral dysplasia or cancer. Millennium President Chris Amandola commented, "Today's healthcare marketplace continues to move towards preventive care to maintain overall health costs. We are very excited to sign our first exclusive agreement in...


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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