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2014-06-02 16:26:36

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Vulvar Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/research_rd/clinical_trials/vulvar_cancer_global_clinical_trials_review.html Vulvar Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Vulvar Cancer Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Vulvar Cancer clinical trial scenario. This...

Understanding Women’s Cancer
2013-02-19 08:11:49

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nowadays almost everyone has been affected by women´s cancer, whether personally or through a family member or friend. Women´s cancer touches so many people in so many different ways. Breast cancer is by far the most well known type of women´s cancer, but women suffer from other kinds of cancers as well. According to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), some other forms of...

2011-02-10 00:24:08

Research by the American Academy of Family Physicians demonstrates that vulvar cancer occurs most frequently in women age 65 to 75 years of age. Thirty percent of patients with vulvar cancer are age 70 or older, and the rate increases with age, reaching a peak of 20 per 100,000 women by 75 years of age. A team of researchers headed by Ashley Stuckey, MD, and Don Dizon, MD, of the Program in Women's Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, recently presented research to the...

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2008-11-13 14:50:32

Twenty-five thousand cases of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers occurred in 38 states and the District of Columbia annually during 1998-2003, according to studies conducted by CDC. The report, "Assessing the Burden of Human Papillomavirus (HPV)-Associated Cancers in the United States (ABHACUS)," was published online and appears in the Nov. 15, 2008, supplement edition of Cancer. "These estimates of HPV-associated cancers were collected prior to the development of the HPV vaccine....

2008-09-15 09:00:58

The FDA has approved Merck & Co's Gardasil vaccine for the prevention of vaginal and vulvar cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 in girls and women ages nine to 26. Regarding the prevention of vulvar and vaginal cancer, Gardasil's manufacturer, Merck & Co followed more than 15,000 participants from the original studies for about two additional years. Approximately half had received Gardasil as part of the original study - the other half did not receive Gardasil and...

2008-09-13 00:00:05

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the use of the cervical vaccine Gardasil for the prevention of vaginal and vulvar cancers. "There is now strong evidence showing that this vaccine can help prevent vulvar and vaginal cancers due to the same viruses for which it also helps protect against cervical cancer," Dr. Jesse L. Goodman, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said Friday in a statement. "While vulvar and vaginal cancers are rare, the...

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2005-08-09 15:00:00

CHICAGO -- The incidence of two types of skin cancer has nearly tripled among women under age 40, a sign that tanning is still popular among the young despite warnings about the harm it can cause, researchers said on Tuesday. The rate of basal cell and squamous cell cancers rose to 32 per 100,000 women under 40 in 2003 from 13 per 100,000 in the late 1970s, their study said. Basal cell and squamous cell cancers are the two most common forms of the disease and can be removed and treated more...


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