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2011-05-26 21:05:00

GRAPEVINE, Texas, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred people in the United States every day will be diagnosed with oral cancer and one person every hour of the day will die from it, according to the Oral Cancer Foundation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110526/DA10207LOGO) "The good news is that now it is easier than ever to detect oral cancer at an earlier stage through a routine dental exam," said Scott Mason, D.D.S. at Burgess & Mason Family Dentist. "We want...

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2011-05-19 13:55:00

Researchers have found that a test for HPV is better than a pap smear for predicting cervical cancer risk for women over 30, while a single PSA for men in their mid 40s might predict risk of developing advanced prostate cancer 30 years later. The two studies found new ways to screen healthy people for cervical or prostate cancers.  Researchers found that screening women with no symptoms for ovarian cancer with a blood test and an ultrasound exam is harmful.  It did not prevent...

2011-05-18 04:00:00

Non-profit leads coalition of strategic partners to effect nationwide increase in screening and awareness efforts NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oral cancer is an insidious disease that too often is not discovered until very late in its development, as it might not produce symptoms the average person may notice. By then treatments are less effective, and because of late discovery in far too many patients, it has a five year survival rate of only about 46%,...

2011-05-17 08:58:00

Sufferers reluctant to tell partners and physicians To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/graceway-pharmaceuticals/genital-warts-emotional-stigma TORONTO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - Genital warts, caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is often the silent part of HPV kept behind closed doors.(i) While HPV prevention is openly discussed, for the more than 300,000 Canadians already living with genital warts,(ii) prevention for them is 'too little, too...

2011-05-09 03:00:00

BLUE BELL, Pa., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: INO), a leader in the development of therapeutic and preventive vaccines against cancers and infectious diseases, has reported data demonstrating long-term durability of immune responses induced by VGX-3100, its investigational DNA vaccine for treating cervical dysplasia and cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). These results were presented at the 15th Annual Conference on Women's Health Care...

2011-05-08 09:00:00

HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Growing U.S. market penetration and other regions' adoption of HPV testing in cervical cancer screening programs drive global deliveries of digene HC2 HPV Test - digene HC2 HPV Test remains the "gold standard" in screening women for risk of cervical cancer based on clinical data published in over 300 studies involving one million women - QIAensemble program to develop next-generation automation...

2011-05-03 14:48:15

A widely used HIV drug could be used to prevent cervical cancer caused by infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV), say scientists. University of Manchester researchers, working with colleagues in Canada, have discovered how the antiviral drug lopinavir attacks HPV by switching on a natural viral defence system in infected cells. The study, published in the journal Antiviral Therapy, builds on the team's previous work in 2006 that first identified lopinavir as a potential therapeutic...

2011-04-26 14:55:33

Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death for women, and is a common cause of anogenital and some head and neck cancers. Thanks to research being done at Tufts University School of Medicine, patients infected with cancer-causing HPV may someday have an alternative to surgical and harsh chemical treatments. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health and published online in advance of print in The FASEB Journal, the researchers...

2011-04-26 00:00:28

Lumenis announced the support of a medical symposium entitled "Controversy in Treatment of Airway Papillomas", be held on Friday, April 29, 2011, at the annual COSM, in Chicago. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest medical laser company, announced the support of a medical symposium entitled, "Controversy in Treatment of Airway Papillomas,"to be held on Friday, April 29, 2011, at the annual COSM, in Chicago. Recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) is...

2011-04-25 09:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has expanded its suite of accessible and affordable health care services to include Vitamin B-12 injections and the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination (GARDASIL®). "There is an increasing medical need for patients to gain more convenient access to B-12 injections and HPV vaccinations," said Nancy Gagliano, M.D., MinuteClinic chief...


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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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2011-01-05 13:49:44

Bovine papillomavirus (BPV), of the Papillomaviridae family, is a group of DNA viruses common in cattle. The virus can cause warts of the skin and alimentary tract and in rare cases cancer. It is also though that equine sarcoid, a skin tumor, is brought on in horses and donkeys by BPV. BPV is a good model for the study of the papillomavirus molecular biology. Like others in their family BPVs are small non-enveloped viruses with an icosahedral capsid around 50-60 nm in diameter. BPVs have...

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