3 hrs ago
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)
7 hrs ago
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.
10 hrs ago
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.