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Latest cervical cancer Stories

2013-07-26 23:20:40

A study published on July 2, 2013 in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research showed that high-risk HPV strains were significantly more vulnerable in the second trimester of pregnancy. (1) polyDNA recommends cleansing the bodies of future parents from viruses which may harm pregnant women. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Many women infected with HPV worry about the risk of being infected during pregnancy. Research shows that the virus is more dangerous during the second...

2013-07-25 23:23:47

Basic Health International believes in a world where no woman is lost to cervical cancer, a preventable disease. Joe Lockhart, Giovanna Gray, Miriam Hess and David Einhorn hosted a fundraiser in Washington, DC on July 18 to garner awareness and support for this important cause. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Over 60 people joined hosts Joe Lockhart, Giovanna Gray, Miriam Hess and David Einhorn to support Basic Health International, a non-profit organization working to eradicate...

2013-07-25 14:21:53

The human papillomavirus (HPV) triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC), according to research led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) academics. In addition to causing cervical, anal and genital cancers, HPV has more recently been found to cause some head and neck cancers. "One of the main issues is this form of oesophageal cancer is usually diagnosed quite late and so has a very high mortality," says the first author of...

2013-07-24 23:24:48

A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology on June 17, 2013 showed that 33% of all throat cancer cases may be caused by HPV infection. (1) polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural antiviral supplement, against the latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 HPV is a much more common cause of throat cancer than originally thought, and it is spreading. Last month, actor Michael Douglas made headlines when he “told a British newspaper that his throat cancer had come...

2013-07-23 16:24:15

The addition of Hologic's Aptima HPV assay to the fully-automated Panther system expands the ability of laboratories to run multiple tests from a single specimen. BEDFORD, Mass., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, announced today that the U.S. Food and...

2013-07-23 11:43:30

A look at factors associated with vaccine’s low rate of adoption Improving vaccination rates against the human papillomavirus (HPV) in boys aged 11 to 21 is key to protecting both men and women, says new research from University of Toronto Professor Peter A. Newman from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work. HPV has been linked to anal, penile and certain types of throat cancers in men. Since the virus is also responsible for various cancers in women, vaccinating...

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...

2013-07-18 16:26:03

PASADENA, Calif., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys are more likely to receive the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine if their mothers receive flu shots or Pap screenings, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the American Journal of Public Health. The study examined the electronic health records of more than 250,000 boys aged 9 to 17 years enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health plan and found that a total of 4,055 boys - or 1.6 percent of...

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...


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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