Latest Papilloma Stories
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As our country observes National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, a growing number of public health experts are working to stamp out this preventable disease - state by state - once and for all.
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.
An international team of researchers is reporting that it has uncovered new information about human papillomavirus that one day may aid in the development of drugs to eliminate the cervical-cancer-causing infection.
DrBicuspid.com, the fastest-growing online dental news site, announced today the exclusive sponsorship of its new Oral Cancer & Diagnostics Community by OralDNA® Labs, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics® Inc., and the leaders in advancing patient wellness through salivary diagnostics. Tucson, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 10, 2011 DrBicuspid.com, the fastest-growing online dental news site, announced today the exclusive sponsorship of its new Oral Cancer & Diagnostics Community...
A new study reveals circumcision may prevent the spread of the human papillomavirus (HPV).
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.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jan.
The VA Maryland Health Care System encourages all women Veterans enrolled for VA health care to get tested for cervical cancer.
SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S.
The problem of cervical cancer in humans has been considerably reduced by the development of an efficient and cheap vaccine.
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...
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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