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2011-01-17 00:00:00

Women's Oncology Research & Dialogue (WORD) urges women to take action and protect themselves in the new year against cervical cancer and HPV during Cervical Health Awareness Month. WORD has launched "WORD on HPV" health education campaign including a four-minute animated short, posters, brochures, rack cards, informative videos and more to help raise awareness of HPV and cervical cancer. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 This year, Over 11,000 American women will learn they have...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cervical cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in women worldwide, yet it is almost always preventable - with the Pap test, the HPV test and the HPV vaccine. That's what the Pearl of Wisdom Campaign to Prevent Cervical Cancer wants women to know - and share with their mothers, daughters, sisters and friends. Starting in January, National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, this coalition of leading women's health advocates is asking...

2011-01-05 00:00:38

The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) January 04, 2011 Attention all women! You may want to consider scheduling a pap smear as part of your New Year's resolutions! January is Cervical Cancer Screening Month. A pap smear can find abnormal cells that may indicate cervical cancer. Screening for cervical cancer using the pap test has decreased the number of new cases of...

2010-12-22 13:01:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of anal cancer and associated precancerous lesions due to human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in people ages 9 through 26 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Gardasil already is approved for the same age population for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer and the associated...

2010-12-14 20:18:42

University of Manchester scientists have discovered for the first time an important new way in which the human papilloma virus (HPV) triggers cancer in what could lead to new treatments for cervical and mouth cancer. HPV infection is known to increase the risk of developing cancers of the cervix and mouth with the two high-risk forms of the virus accounting for approximately 70% of all cervical cancer cases. Vaccinations against these high-risk forms of HPV should reduce the incidence of...

2010-11-29 09:12:00

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Tamir Biotechnology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ACEL) (formerly Alfacell Corporation) announced today that scientists supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) reported test results confirming two of our lead compounds showed excellent in vitro antiviral activity and no cellular toxicity at dose levels tested for Human Papillomavirus (HPV). Testing was performed using the HPV 11 strain, which along...

2010-11-17 15:15:07

New research being presented at the 2010 FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences World Congress in association with the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition will highlight a targeted inhalable dry powder vaccine that may prove preferable in terms of needle avoidance and expected lower cost than the current commercial human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine used throughout the world. HPV is the number one cause of cervical cancer, which is the second most common...

2010-11-17 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adults remain largely unvaccinated against preventable infectious illnesses. At a news conference convened today by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID), experts in public health, infectious disease, oncology and other medical specialties discussed the data and the health consequences for adults who skip vaccines. They collectively called on all adults...

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2010-11-10 09:23:51

University of Maryland researchers also find that the majority of those who receive the vaccine fail to get the recommended 3 doses In a study of more than 9,600 adolescent and young adult women in the Baltimore area, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that fewer than 30 percent of those eligible to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to prevent cervical cancer actually chose to get it. And only about a third of those who began receiving the...

2010-11-10 08:07:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a sexually transmitted disease that affects 50 percent of the sexually active population. HPV left untreated can develop into cervical cancer in women, which is why scientists developed the HPV vaccine. This study shows that, even though the vaccine is effective, few of the women eligible for the HPV vaccine take it. What's more, many of the teens who begin treatment do not complete the recommended three-dose regimen. "Only about...


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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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