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2014-08-27 08:27:38

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seraphine Mukandutiye, 50, is a Rwandan woman with a beautiful and glowing smile. But beneath her soft heart and warm smile, lies a deadly monster waiting to strike. She is battling a cervical cancer. The preventable cancer results from a genital infection caused by a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Hundreds of Rwandan women are suffering from the silent killer, others have died. The cancer is one of the major killers among...

2014-08-25 08:27:55

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two independent clinical studies were presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus (IPV) Conference. Results from both pilot studies consistently demonstrated that the Company's urine-based assay for the detection of high-risk HPV had high sensitivity (greater than 90%) for identifying women with high grade cervical...

2014-08-22 12:25:19

LA JOLLA, Cali., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented at the 29(th) Annual International Papillomavirus Conference shows that a therapy being developed by Hera Therapeutics Inc. combats three types of human papillomavirus, including the two that cause 70 percent of all cervical cancer. When tested in several cultured human cell models, HTI-1968 blocked the replication of HPV-16, HPV-18 and HPV-11 cells, according to Louise T. Chow, Ph.D. and Thomas Broker, Ph.D., who...

2014-08-21 23:15:41

Lesscancer.org Board member Margaret I. Cuomo, M. D. is a member of New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Next Generation Choices Foundation, more widely known as Lesscancer.org, is pleased to announce the launch of the New York State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan Dashboard (the Dashboard) in partnership with the New York State Cancer Consortium (the Consortium). The Consortium is a network of individuals and organizations that collaborate to...

2014-08-21 23:13:57

Genitalherpesdatingsite.com is a newly launched, unique online dating service which helps those with genital herpes connect with others, either for casual dating or for finding long-term relationships. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For those with genital herpes, it can be very frustrating trying to meet others to date or establish a relationship with. Sometimes, it can be a case of trial and error looking for that special person. However, to help those with the virus...

2014-08-20 08:27:55

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, announced today that results from two clinical studies will be presented at the 29th International Papillomavirus (IPV) conference for the Company's urine-based diagnostic test for the detection of high risk strains of Human Papillomavirus (HPV). The IPV conference is scheduled to take place in Seattle from August 21(st) to 25(th). Additionally, a new U.S. patent...

2014-08-11 08:29:29

HPV Immune Therapy VGX-3100 to Advance into Phase III PLYMOUTH MEETING, Penn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Total revenue was $3.8 million and $6.2 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014, compared to $786,000 and $2.2 million for the same periods in 2013. Total operating expenses were $14.0 million and $26.3 million for the three and six months...

2014-08-07 12:27:30

CryoPen, Inc. Explains to African and U.S. First Ladies How the CryoPen® Cryosurgical System Treats Cervical Cancer DALLAS, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Investing In Our Future at the U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit hosted by First Lady Mrs. Michelle Obama and former First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush, Cryopen, Inc. participated in a Summit Marketplace on August 6, and presented the CryoPen® Cryosurgical System for Cervical Cancer Treatment to U.S. and African First Ladies and...

2014-08-05 08:34:12

HPV mRNA positive and Ct/Ng negative controls reduce repeat molecular testing MILFORD, Mass., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SeraCare Life Sciences, a provider of high-quality biological materials that help optimize diagnostic performance, reliability and repeatability across the IVD lifecycle, today announced the launch of two new ACCURUN(®) products - the first HPV mRNA positive and Ct/Ng negative controls for the company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/132910...

2014-08-04 09:40:28

University of California - San Diego Biomarker for head and neck cancers identified Although mutations in a gene dubbed "the guardian of the genome" are widely recognized as being associated with more aggressive forms of cancer, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found evidence suggesting that the deleterious health effects of the mutated gene may in large part be due to other genetic abnormalities, at least in squamous cell head and neck...


Latest Papillomavirus Reference Libraries

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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2011-02-22 18:15:54

The cottontail rabbit papilloma virus (CRPV), is a type I virus under the Baltimore scheme and posses a non-segmented dsDNA genome. It infects rabbits by causing keratinous carcinomas usually near the animal's head. These tumors eventually interfere with the host's ability to eat and can lead to starvation. The virus provided the first mammalian model of a cancer caused by a virus. The name comes from Dr. Richard E. Shope, who discovered it in the 1930s. Shope isolated virus particles from...

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2011-02-17 17:39:05

Papillomaviridae is a taxonomic family of non-enveloped DNA viruses, collectively known as papillomaviruses. There are several hundred species, or types, of papillomaviruses that have been identified. Most infections are asymptomatic or cause small benign tumors. Types 16 and 18 carry risks of becoming cancerous. They replicate in the basal layer of the body surface tissues. Typically they infect the skin but can infect a particular body surface. HPV type 1 tends to infect the soles of...

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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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