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2014-03-12 20:24:30

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Microbiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee recommended unanimously that the benefits of the cobas® HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test as a first-line primary screening tool in women 25 years and older to assess their risk of cervical cancer based on the presence of clinically relevant high-risk HPV DNA outweigh...

New Combo Therapy Shows Promise For Cervical Cancer Treatment
2014-03-10 12:12:44

Bret Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of Brazilian scientists has identified a promising new combination treatment that targets cervical cancer, according to a new report published in the journal Cancer. Patients with locally-advanced cervical cancer are typically prescribed cisplatin-based chemoradiation therapy (CRT), yet the benefits of this treatment have largely gone unresearched since the late 1990s, the study authors claimed. In search of a new treatment...

2014-02-26 04:21:32

KOLKATA, India, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - The careHPV(TM) Test is the first HPV diagnostic designed for regions with limited healthcare infrastructure, complementing QIAGEN's market-leading digene HC2 HPV Test - Commercial launch of careHPV Test in India enables high-quality screening for prevention of cervical cancer among women in low-resource areas - The careHPV Test plays an important role in QIAGEN's...

2014-02-21 23:26:12

Dr. Harald Zur Hausen is Attending As Key Note Speaker of OMICS Group's 4th World Congress on Virology Henderson, Nevada (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 OMICS Group International’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela and OMICS Group comrades met with Prof. Dr. Harald Zur Hausen at BioAsia 2014 conference in Hyderabad, India on 20th February 2014. The Group met with Dr. Hausen, who is a Nobel Laureate, to discuss the agenda of the 4th World Congress on Virology, a conference...

Skin Tumor Vaccine Shows Promise In Wild Mice
2014-02-21 13:29:55

PLOS Papillomaviruses (linked to cervical cancer when they infect the mucosal tissue in the female reproductive tract) can also infect normal skin, where they cause warts and possibly non-melanoma skin cancer, mostly in immune-suppressed organ transplant patients. An article published on February 20th in PLOS Pathogens suggests that vaccination might prevent virus-associated benign and malignant skin tumors. Transplant recipients need to take immunosuppressive drugs for the rest of...

2014-02-12 08:29:58

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Four leading national medical associations -- the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American College of Physicians (ACP), and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) -- together with the Immunization Action Coalition and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have issued a call urging physicians across the U.S. to educate their patients about...

2014-02-12 08:29:33

Primary Care Physicians Can Now Help Place Oral Cancer on Short List of Preventable Cancers GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium HealthCare Inc. (OTCBB: MHCC) today announced that its subsidiary, Millennium Medical Devices LLC, through a signed exclusive agreement with CDx Diagnostics, will begin its rollout and distribution of the OralCDx brush biopsy test kit. OralCDx is a non-invasive test that is used to test the small white and red tissue spots...

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....

2014-02-11 04:22:13

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDS Biotechnology Corp., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of novel immunotherapy treatments for cancer and other chronic diseases, as well as novel preventive vaccines, today announced that the first patient has been successfully vaccinated with PDS0101 in a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. The trial which is being conducted at three leading gynecological...

2014-02-10 08:26:48

Report Outlines Recommendations to Overcome Barriers and Support Cancer Prevention Efforts WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Achieving widespread HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination is one of the most profound opportunities for cancer prevention, according to a report released today by the President's Cancer Panel. The Panel's report, Accelerating HPV Vaccine Uptake: Urgency for Action to Prevent Cancer, issues an urgent call for energizing efforts to reach the HPV...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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