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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...

2013-07-12 23:34:49

Computer-assisted screening provides the latest advancement for cervical cancer detection. Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Summit Medical Group today announced it has begun using state-of-the-art technology designed to improve diagnosis of cervical cancer and its precursors. Summit Medical Group now employs the BD FocalPoint™ GS Imaging System developed by BD Diagnostics – Women’s Health and Cancer (Franklin Lakes, NJ). Approved by the FDA for screening BD SurePath™ Pap...

2013-07-11 15:46:13

New Virology study shows that general DNA sequencing can reveal previously undetectable viruses There are 170 established HPV types. Cancerous human papillomavirus (HPV) viruses are the main cause of cervical cancer, and are found in close to 100% of cervical tumors. Cervical cancer and genital warts are caused by HPV. However, testing for the virus using standard techniques can sometimes give a negative result -- in these cases, the condylomas are called 'virus-negative' warts. In a...

Annual Pap Smears Still Norm
2013-07-09 16:32:57

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The requirement to receive an annual pap smear is deeply ingrained in the minds of most women and their doctors. However, in 2009 guidelines were revised to recommend screening every three years. According to a recent study conducted by Russell Harris and Stacey Sheridan of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about half of the obstetrician/gynecologists studied still...

2013-07-09 16:10:16

Results of survey of obstetrician-gynecologists published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Recent breakthroughs in cervical cancer prevention have resulted in new vaccination and cervical cancer screening guidelines. Recommendations do not always translate into practice, however. Less than one third of obstetrician-gynecologists vaccinate their eligible patients against the human papilloma virus (HPV), and only half adhere to cervical cancer prevention guidelines published...

2013-07-03 23:03:25

Transparency Market Research published new “Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests Market (Pap Smear, Colposcopy And Ecc Procedures) - Global Industry Analysis By Test Type And Age Group, Market Size, Share And Forecast 2012 - 2018” market research report in report store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cervical-cancer-diagnostic-tests-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market...

2013-06-21 23:18:22

Marjorie Maginn, Women In Government’s President & Executive Director, hails the recently released CDC study showing a 56.4% decrease in vaccine-type HPV prevalence among female teenagers 14 to 19 years of age as a “critical milestone in the fight to end cervical cancer in our lifetime.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Marjorie Maginn, Women In Government’s President & Executive Director, hails the recently released CDC study showing a 56.4% decrease in vaccine-type...


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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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