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2013-07-09 16:10:16

Results of survey of obstetrician-gynecologists published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine Recent breakthroughs in cervical cancer prevention have resulted in new vaccination and cervical cancer screening guidelines. Recommendations do not always translate into practice, however. Less than one third of obstetrician-gynecologists vaccinate their eligible patients against the human papilloma virus (HPV), and only half adhere to cervical cancer prevention guidelines published...

2013-07-08 08:27:56

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced it has submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) supplement to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking the addition of a cervical cancer primary screening indication for the cobas(®) HPV Test. Approval of the expanded indication would mean the cobas(® )HPV Test could be used as the first-line test rather than Pap cytology as part of a cervical cancer screening strategy. The...

2013-07-03 23:03:25

Transparency Market Research published new “Cervical Cancer Diagnostic Tests Market (Pap Smear, Colposcopy And Ecc Procedures) - Global Industry Analysis By Test Type And Age Group, Market Size, Share And Forecast 2012 - 2018” market research report in report store. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cervical-cancer-diagnostic-tests-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market...

2013-06-30 23:18:25

Medical institutions in Japan must now inform women that their government no longer recommends the HPV vaccine. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR, a natural HPV Remedy with no side effects. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The Japanese government has stopped supporting Gardasil, the HPV vaccine, due to parental fears of side effects. This is according to an article in the Asahi Shimbun published on June 15, 2013. (1) As Medscape reported, “The Japanese government withdrew its...

2013-06-26 12:32:08

New process allows labs to use same Pap test vial instead of transferring sample to new vial, thus simplifying workflow INDIANAPOLIS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new, more efficient workflow process for the cobas HPV Test, allowing sample processing from the primary sample collection vial after it has been used for cytology (Pap) testing. This development allows labs...

2013-06-21 23:18:22

Marjorie Maginn, Women In Government’s President & Executive Director, hails the recently released CDC study showing a 56.4% decrease in vaccine-type HPV prevalence among female teenagers 14 to 19 years of age as a “critical milestone in the fight to end cervical cancer in our lifetime.” Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Marjorie Maginn, Women In Government’s President & Executive Director, hails the recently released CDC study showing a 56.4% decrease in vaccine-type...

Inexpensive Blood Test Reveals HPV Presence, Potential Cancer Risk
2013-06-18 18:30:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this month, actor Michael Douglas raised the prospect of oral sex leading to throat cancer through the transmission of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a virus known to cause the disease in some individuals. According to a new study from a team of international researchers in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, blood tests can be used to detect the presence of the virus via the body´s production of telltale antibodies...

2013-06-18 10:32:00

Researchers have found that antibodies against the human papillomavirus (HPV) may help identify individuals who are at greatly increased risk of HPV-related cancer of the oropharynx, which is a portion of the throat that contains the tonsils. In their study, at least 1 in 3 individuals with oropharyngeal cancer had antibodies to HPV, compared to fewer than 1 in 100 individuals without cancer.  When present, these antibodies were detectable many years before the onset of disease. These...

2013-06-17 08:29:42

DNA Confirmation Ensures Accurate Patient Identification of Cervical Cancer Test Specimen INDIANAPOLIS and NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strand Diagnostics, LLC, maker of the know error® system for breast and prostate biopsies and Manhattan Labs, a premier clinical laboratory serving Manhattan and the tri-state area, today announced the availability of the myPAP(TM) test. Developed to complement a Papanicolaou (Pap) test by confirming a patient's identity and helping...

2013-06-13 23:25:49

Gaystarnews.com recently released a report, (1) which said that any woman with an intact cervix who is sexually active — gay or straight — should have regular cervical screening. polyDNA recommends Gene-Eden-VIR to boost the immune system against latent HPV. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Many lesbian and bisexual women risk their lives unnecessarily. They are not often tested for HPV, the virus that can lead to cervical cancer. In fact, because of a misconception, many...


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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