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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...

2014-02-04 12:27:33

Study shows that in 95% of cases CellDetect(TM) distinguished staining and succeeded in identifying the cancerous cells TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (OTC: BLGTY, TASE: BOLT), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations grouped into clusters around defined medical conditions, announced today that Micromedic Technologies (TASE: MCTC), BioLight's cancer diagnostic cluster company, has expanded its...

2014-01-31 23:20:51

As cervical cancer awareness month comes to a close, Basic Health International (BHI) would like to emphasize the organization’s commitment to eradicating cervical cancer and highlight their innovative model of outreach, education, and utilizing appropriate technology. What began as one medical student’s community-based Pap smear campaign has evolved into an international nonprofit paving the way for cervical cancer screening and treatment programs in the most remote corners of the...

2014-01-31 23:00:10

The Prevent Cancer Foundation awarded grants of $10,000 each to four community organizations around the United States that support underserved communities. These groups run programs focusing on breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Four community organizations on the front lines of the battle against cancer will receive a total of $40,000 in grants for cancer prevention education programs, the Prevent Cancer Foundation announced. Each of the...

Controlling Cervical Cancer With New Technique
2014-01-28 13:48:12

Investigación y Desarrollo: Inicio Gene related to the proliferation of cancerous cells blocked through molecular technology. A group of researchers from Mexico’s General Hospital, Health Secretariat, Medicine Faculty and the Institute of Cellular Physiology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) identified a therapeutic target for cervix cancer: gene CDKN3. The researched performed at the lab indicates that when this gene is blocked in culture cancerous cells, the...

2014-01-24 23:25:19

Creating cervical cancer awareness is the goal of a newly released article written by Western Washington Medical Group, a group of medical practices across the Greater Seattle area. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and Western Washington Medical Group wants to help increase the knowledge about this lesser known disease. A newly released article on their blog notes that cervical cancer research has been one of the few true success stories in...

2014-01-23 12:29:45

NORWALK, Conn., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that OBGYN.net, a leading online community for medical professionals specializing in women's health, will present new research and topics over the coming weeks related to cervical cancer and cervical health in honor of January being Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervical cancer once was the leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Recently, the number of cases of cervical cancer, as well as the...

2014-01-22 11:14:37

Self-testing for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – the virus that causes cervical cancer – is as effective at detecting cancer as a conventional smear test (cytology screening) even when scaled up to test large populations. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London conducted a pilot study of 100,242 Mexican women – the largest study of its kind – aged 25-75 and from low-income backgrounds. Around 11% of women tested positive for HPV (10,863 women). However, when self-testing...


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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Word of the Day
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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