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Test could slash the cervical cancer death toll

Daily Mail (UK) - 13/01/2018
Trials of the ZedScan technology, developed by a top British doctor, found it picked up subtle changes to cells in the womb before they became cancerous.

Progression and regression rates of cervical lesions depend on patient's race, study shows

News Medical (Australia) - 12/01/2018
Physicians determining treatment options following abnormal Pap smears now have another factor to consider: the patient's race.

Study examines factors that determine women’s participation in cervical screening

News Medical (Australia) - 11/01/2018
The impression that foreign-born women in Sweden more often are excluded from gynecological cancer screening needs to be reconsidered.

CAP releases new guideline for HPV testing in patients with head and neck cancers

News Medical (Australia) - 11/01/2018
Certain head and neck cancers that are positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) have a better prognosis and may need less aggressive treatment.

Saliva-based diagnostics offer possibility to detect HPV-induced throat cancer

News Medical (Australia) - 08/01/2018
This follows the extension of a QUT collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Janssen Vaccines & Prevention, and Janssen Cilag Pty Ltd.

Blueberry extract can enhance effectiveness of cervical cancer treatment

News Medical (Australia) - 30/12/2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year.

Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy

Science Daily (US) - 29/12/2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. While radiation therapy destroys cancer cells, it also destroys nearby healthy cells. Researchers studied in vitro human cancer cells to show that combining blueberry extract with radiation can increase the treatment's effectiveness.

K2M wins CE Mark for CAPRI Cervical 3D Expandable Corpectomy Cage System

News Medical (Australia) - 21/12/2017
K2M Group Holdings, Inc., a global leader of complex spine and minimally invasive solutions focused on achieving three-dimensional Total Body Balance™, today announced that it received a CE Mark for its CAPRI Cervical 3D Expandable Corpectomy Cage System featuring Lamellar 3D Titanium Technology™, and the successful completion of its first surgical case.

Cervical Device May Help Lower Preemie Birth Risk

MedicineNet (US) - 21/12/2017
Title: Cervical Device May Help Lower Preemie Birth RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/19/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Older women to face greater risk of cervical cancer diagnoses and deaths

News Medical (Australia) - 19/12/2017
Incidence of cervical cancer in young women is set to decline 75 percent by 2040 with deaths close to eradicated, however older women will face greater risk according to research led by Queen Mary University of London, published today in The Lancet Public Health.

HPV vaccine leaves Cumbria girl, 13, wheelchair-bound

Daily Mail (UK) - 18/12/2017
Zara Beattie, from Wigton, Cumbria was once a promising football player but now struggles to stand up on her own. Her parents believe her symptoms started after she had the HPV vaccine.

Male virgins can still get sexually-transmitted HPV

Daily Mail (UK) - 14/12/2017
Researchers from The University of Texas in Houston believe their finding 'reinforces the point that HPV vaccination should not be thought of only in the context of sexual behavior.'

Men, if you have HPV, odds are you will be reinfected with the same type

Science Daily (US) - 14/12/2017
Men infected with HPV16, the type responsible for most HPV-related cancers, are 20 times more likely to be reinfected with the same type of HPV after one year, according to a new study. The article shows the same effect in both men who are sexually active and celibate, suggesting that they are not reacquiring the virus from another sexual partner.

Male virgins can still acquire HPV, study finds

Science Daily (US) - 13/12/2017
Men who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a new study.

Repeat Infection Likely for Men With HPV

MedicineNet (US) - 12/12/2017
Title: Repeat Infection Likely for Men With HPVCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/8/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Japan's HPV vaccine rate dropped after fake antivaxx study

Daily Mail (UK) - 05/12/2017
An allegedly fake study in 2013 commissioned by the Japanese government found the vaccine caused brain damage, driving a huge downturn in coverage rates for the shot which prevents cancer.

ART reduces prevalence of cervical infection with high-risk HPV, pre-cancerous cell changes and cervical cancer

National Aids Manual (UK) - 04/12/2017
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is associated with a lower prevalence of high-risk cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in women with HIV, according to the results of a meta-analysis published in The Lancet HIV. Prevalence of high-grade pre-cancerous HPV-related cervical lesions and invasive cervical cancer was also lower among ART users. “This is the first meta-analysis to investigate

5 Things You Should Know About Cervical Cancer

MedicineNet (US) - 02/12/2017
Title: 5 Things You Should Know About Cervical CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/1/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

HPV vaccine is safe and effective, confirms 10-year study

Daily Mail (UK) - 30/11/2017
While the vaccine has been a success since it came out in the US and the UK in 2006, the medical community has been waiting for some long-term data.

What to know about new HPV test that replaces Pap smears

Daily Mail (UK) - 30/11/2017
With changes to cervical screening coming into effect on Friday, FEMAIL sat down with leading Australian GP, Dr Daria Fielder, to tell you what you need to know about the HPV.