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2012-03-26 02:26:25

AUSTIN, Texas, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Prize winner Harald zur Hausen called for vaccinating both young males and females for human papilloma virus (HPV) in an achievable quest to eradicate cervical cancer, which is the second leading type of women's cancer worldwide. Zur Hausen made his remarks at a gathering of more than 1,600 members of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology during its 43rd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer®( )in Austin. "If we wish to...

2012-03-15 22:05:56

Women ages 21 to 65 should have a Pap smear every three years, according to new guidelines from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Based on the evidence, women between the ages of 30 and 65 can safely extend the screening interval to once every five years if they undergo the humanpapillomavirus (HPV) test at the same time as the Pap. The guideline is being published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine. The USPSTF recommends against screening for cervical...

2012-03-15 06:43:00

GERMANTOWN, Maryland and HILDEN, Germany, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) changes its recommendation to support HPV screening in conjunction with cytology (Pap test) for cervical cancer protection - Other U.S. organizations, including American Cancer Society and leading professional groups, reaffirm guidelines supporting benefits of co-testing with HPV and Pap tests...

2012-03-15 05:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today welcomed new guidelines for the prevention and early detection of cervical cancer issued jointly by the American Cancer Society (ACS), the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), and the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). For the first time, these professional organizations together issued guidelines that using human papillomavirus (HPV) testing in...

2012-03-14 16:04:00

Evidence shows that cervical cancer screening is effective WASHINGTON, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On March 15, Annals of Internal Medicine published online the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's (Task Force) final recommendation statement on cervical cancer screening, which includes several specific recommendations. After a systematic review of the available evidence, posting a draft recommendation statement for public comment, and considering the comments it...

2012-03-08 01:00:00

SHANGHAI and GUANGZHOU, China and HILDEN, Germany, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Agreement will make HPV testing more widely available throughout China - QIAGEN's digene HPV Test is regarded as the "gold standard" in testing for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV), the primary cause of cervical cancer - Coinciding with International Women's Day, QIAGEN also joins fifth year of campaign to provide free HPV testing to...

2012-03-02 01:09:51

Over the past few decades, doctors have noted a surprising trend in cancer of the tonsils and base of the tongue. Though oral cancer previously appeared predominantly in elderly patients with a history of tobacco and alcohol use, it's increasing in younger patients: 30- to 50-year-old nonsmokers with the human papillomavirus (HPV). Fortunately, the newer form of cancer tends to be less aggressive, and the latest approach to treating the tumors can avoid the debilitating consequences of open...

CDC Reports New Recommendation For Boys Getting HPV Vaccine
2012-02-06 05:57:31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a recent report that it recommends all males between the ages 11 and 21 get the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to protect against diseases and cancers. The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said it recommends the HPV vaccine be routine for all boys. According to the report, at least 50 percent of sexually active men and women get infected with HPV at some point, but few develop symptoms or get sick....

2012-02-01 08:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has provided 510(k) clearance to the cobas® CT/NG Test for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) infections in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients from male urine and self -collected vaginal swabs. A polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based multiplex dual probe assay, the test for chlamydia and...

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2012-01-26 14:06:59

According to a new study, oral infections with the human papillomavirus (HPV) are more common in men than women. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, said that while the viruses can be found in saliva, HPV appears to be mostly spread through sex. Study author Maura Gillison, a professor at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center said the virus can cause cancers at the back of the throat, tonsils and base of the tongue.  Patients...


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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