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3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Clearing cells to prevent cervical cancer

A study published online in the International Journal of Cancer earlier this month describes a novel approach to preventing cervical cancer based on findings showing successful reduction in the risk of cervical cancer after removal of a discrete population of cells in the cervix.

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Related Topix: Health, HPV

Thu Jul 24, 2014

UPI

HPV vaccination rates 'unacceptably low,' says CDC

Not enough doctors are encouraging teens and young adults to get the HPV vaccination, which guards against the human papillomavirus, one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases and one that can lead to the development cervical cancer, anal cancer, penile cancer and throat cancer.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Vaccinations, Esophageal Cancer

Scotsman.com

I planned my funeral, but diagnosis was a mistake

A MOTHER who wrote farewell letters to her young sons and planned her own funeral after being wrongly diagnosed with terminal cancer has won a five-figure damages settlement from a health board.

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Vanguard

Patience Jonathan calls for urgent universal access to cervical cancer treatment in Africa

The First Lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan, said there was the need to urgently address universal access to cervical cancer prevention and treatment in Africa.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Nigeria, World News, Africa,

BioSpace

Roche Profit Dented On Diagnostics Writedown

Roche With Good Half Year Performance * Group sales up 5% at constant exchange rates1, -1% in Swiss francs * Core earnings per share up 7% at constant exchange rates, 0% in Swiss francs * Cancer medicine sales growing well; in particular HER2 breast cancer medicines, Herceptin, Perjeta and Kadcyla * Diagnostics Division showing good growth, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Leukemia, Oncology

Time

HPV Test vs. The Pap Smear: Which Detects Cancer Better?

When it comes to detecting cervical cancer, the Pap test has been the gold standard for more than 60 years.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations

Hispanic Business

FDA Grants Genentech's Avastin Priority Review for Certain Types of Cervical Cancer

"This regulatory application for Avastin is important because chemotherapy is the only approved treatment for women with metastatic, recurrent or persistent cervical cancer," said , M.D., chief medical officer and head of Global Product Development.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Kenya to host 9th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference

The Forum of African First Ladies against Breast, Cervical and Prostate Cancer has chosen Kenya to host the 9th Conference next year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, World News, Kenya, Africa, Prostate Cancer, Namibia,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds charity launches campaign to highlight cancer in minority groups

Cancer Does Not Discriminate is aiming to combat cultural myths to ensure people go to their GP early with suspected symptoms to have the best chance of overcoming the illness.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

Get Reading

Young women in Thames Valley urged to take up cervical screening offer

Regular screening looks at any changes in the cells of the cervix, so that abnormalities can be identified at an early stage and, if necessary, treated to stop cancer developing A third of women aged between 25 and 29 eligible for cervical screening have not taken up the offer and made an appointment with their GP.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canada.com

Frequently asked questions about HPV

If you've got questions about HPV, our experts have the answers! Here are expert responses to the most frequently asked HPV questions.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Genital Warts, Human Sexuality

Canada.com

How can I protect myself from HPV?

Practicing safer sex can help protect you from HPV, which can cause genital warts, cervical cancer, and other health problems.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Human Sexuality, Genital Warts, Vaccinations

Canada.com

Actor Michael Douglas

Actor Michael Douglas arrives for the screening of Wall Street - Money Never Sleeps presented out of competition at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2010 in Cannes.

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Related Topix: Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Wall Street, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Michael Douglas, Movies, Entertainment, Health, Vaccinations

The Globe and Mail

HPV test may be best to determine cervical cancer risk

Brigid O'Sullivan speaks with her doctor about the HPV vaccine in this file photo.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Bethesda, MD

Vanguard

'African women have limited capacity to negotiate condom'

Dr Ademola Olajide, UN Fund for Population Representative, on Monday said that African women have limited capacity to negotiate condom use.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health

Examiner.com

HPV Vaccine: For women over 26?

Doctors say the human papillomavirus vaccine, Gardasil, may prevent cervical cancer, but two sisters say they believe the drug caused them to lose their ability to have children.

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The Local

American aims to beat cancer with invention

When Matthew Volsky first came to Sweden he didn't think he would stick around. Six years and a pioneering invention later he tells The Local about the medical device which is helping save lives around the world.

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GlobeNewswire

Advaxis and MedImmune Partner on Immuno-Oncology Combination Clinical Trial

Advaxis, Inc. , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, has entered into a clinical trial collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Oncology, Medicine, HPV, Health, Vaccinations

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Mail & Guardian

In search of an HIV vaccine

One of the two candidate HIV vaccines that progressed from concept to clinical trials locally and in the United States.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Vaccinations, World News, South Africa, Biology, Science, Immunology

InteliHealth

important information for parents.

Of all the vaccines I give adolescents, the one that parents are most likely to refuse is the vaccine against human papilloma virus, or HPV.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine

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