News tagged with anal cancer
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A basic connection of statistics lead a researcher at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island to question whether women should be screened for anal cancer during a regular visit to the gynecologist, and what technique is ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For HIV-infected patients, despite combined antiretroviral treatment (cART), the risk of anal cancer is still much higher than in the general population, according to a study published in the ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The increase in anal cancer incidence in the U.S. between 1980 and 2005 was greatly influenced by HIV infections in males, but not females, according to a study published October 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer In ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Parents and doctors can do more to protect girls from cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), say U.S. health officials who are concerned by lagging HPV vaccination rates among females. ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
(HealthDay) -- Women with HIV are at increased risk for anal cancer, a new study finds.
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new method of delivering cancer drugs that could cut down on chemotherapy's side effects and boost the strength of the tumor-fighting medicine has shown promise, US researchers said Wednesday.
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Anal human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and precancerous lesions are common among gay and bisexual men, but most of these cases will not progress to anal cancer, a new analysis of earlier ...
Cancer Mar 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A large, international clinical trial led by doctors at the University of California, San Francisco indicates that a vaccine to prevent anal cancer is safe and effective, according to a study reported in the Oct. 27, 2011 ...
Cancer Oct 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 6 |
(AP) -- A vaccine against cervical cancer hasn't been all that popular for girls. It may be even a harder sell for boys now that it's been recommended for them too.
Cancer Oct 25, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 5
A vaccine routinely used to shield against cervical cancer caused by the human papillomavirus also reduces women's risk of anal cancer, a study published by the journal The Lancet Oncology on Tuesday says.
Cancer Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0