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3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Advaxis and the University of Pennsylvania Restructure Their Exclusive License Agreement

The restructured agreement eliminates a milestone payment due upon the commencement of a Phase 3 clinical trial in humans and modifies milestone payments relating to first regulatory approval which to more fully utilize its financial resources on the current clinical development of its Lm -LLO cancer immunotherapy technology and it provides success ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, HPV

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Penn betting big on cancer therapy, restructures licensing deal

The University of Pennsylvania has restructured an exclusive license agreement with a publicly traded Princeton, N.J. biotech firm attempting to commercialize an experimental cancer treatment technology discovered and developed by Penn researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, NJ

10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Free Cancer Screening in Bungoma

More than 1,200 Bungoma county residents received free screening for cancer and were treated for various ailments at a free medical camp at the weekend.

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Related Topix: Health, Africa, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Oakland Post

Oakland Relay for Life, Standing Up Against Cancer

The 6th Annual Relay for Life was held July 19th & 20th in Oakland to stand up to cancer and honor those who have fought or are fighting cancer, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Health, African-American

Canada.com

Increase in throat and anal cancers tied to human papillomavirus 'disturbing,' researchers find

Before it was the Commonwealth Games, it was the Empire Games, and Vancouver was the site 60 years ago this week.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Vaccinations, Esophageal Cancer, Human Sexuality, Oral Cancer

BioMed Central

Apoptosis inhibitor-5 overexpression is associated with tumor...

The apoptosis inhibitor-5 , anti-apoptosis protein, is considered a key molecule in the tumor progression and malignant phenotype of tumor cells.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

She Knows

Your vagina age-by-age: What you need to know

"As women age, their sexual health changes as well," reports Dr. Madeline Castillanos, who works as both a medical doctor and psychotherapist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health, Human Sexuality

Sat Jul 26, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Fertility preservation: Understand your options before cancer treatment

If you're being treated for cancer, you might have questions about fertility preservation.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Menopause

The Miami Herald

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? For some, back-to-school doctor visits include HPV vaccine

Gardasil, which protects against four strains of HPV, the most common sexually transmitted virus, has been approved for both girls -- and boys.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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Related Topix: Health

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

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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

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