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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...

2011-04-20 07:00:00

BASEL, Switzerland, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the cobas HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Test which identifies women at highest risk for developing cervical cancer. This test will help physicians make early, more accurate decisions about patient care, which may prevent many women from developing this deadly disease. (Photo:...

2011-04-13 07:45:04

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Administration of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doses over a longer period of time to adolescent girls in Vietnam resulted in antibody concentration levels that were comparable to the standard vaccine schedule, according to a new study. Cervical cancer is an important cause of illness and death among women throughout the world. "Each year, new cases of cervical cancer occur in approximately 529,000 women, and 275,000 women die. An estimated 88 percent of deaths due...

2011-04-12 14:16:23

Administration of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine doses over a longer period of time to adolescent girls in Vietnam resulted in antibody concentration levels that were comparable to the standard vaccine schedule, according to a study in the April 13 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on infectious disease and immunology. Kathleen M. Neuzil, M.D., M.P.H., of PATH, Seattle, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Cervical cancer...

2011-04-06 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas, who is recovering from a battle with throat cancer, is urging Americans to get screened for cancer during the 14th annual Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Week (OHANCAW), being held nationwide May 8-14 . More than 200 medical centers across the country and the world will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings during OHANCAW, which is sponsored by the Head and Neck Cancer...

2011-04-06 07:52:08

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers found people with lung cancer were significantly more likely to have several high-risk forms of human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies compared to those who didn't have lung cancer. Devasena Anantharaman, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Genetic Epidemiology Group at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in Lyon, France, and colleagues used serological tests to determine the presence of several high-risk and low-risk types of HPV in 1,633...

2011-04-05 21:18:16

Researchers say the discovery could offer a new screening and therapeutic strategies Most women are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer - yet few develop the cancer. Now researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center, believe they have found the missing link explaining why: activation of the beta-catenin oncogene. At the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 102nd Annual Meeting...

2011-04-05 10:00:00

ORANGE, Calif., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During April, Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Western Dental Services, Inc. aims to help the public identify risk factors for developing the disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100804/LA45125LOGO) "We're working hard to educate the public about oral cancer, which is more common than you might expect," says Dr. Louis Amendola, D.D.S. Chief Dental Director of the California-based dental HMO. "Statistics show that roughly one...

2011-04-04 13:38:04

Researchers with the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) have found that people with lung cancer were significantly more likely to have several high-risk forms of human papillomavirus (HPV) antibodies compared to those who did not have lung cancer. These results, which were presented at the AACR 102nd Annual Meeting 2011, held April 2-6, indicate that HPV antibodies are substantially increased in people with lung cancer. Devasena Anantharaman, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the...


Latest Papilloma Reference Libraries

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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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