News tagged with hpv infections

Researchers develop and test new anti-cancer vaccine

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have developed and tested in mice a synthetic vaccine and found it effective in killing human papillomavirus-derived cancer, a virus linked to cervical cancers among others. The research ...

Jun 08, 2012
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'Get vaccinated,' says HPV expert at UB Medical School

(Medical Xpress) -- A University at Buffalo microbiologist whose lab has been studying the human papilloma virus for years, says that parents should have their children vaccinated with Gardasil, the HPV vaccine.

Oct 11, 2011
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Oral HPV infection, HPV-related cancers more common in men

Oral HPV infection is more common among men than women, explaining why men are more prone than women to develop an HPV related head and neck cancer, according to a study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Blacks have trouble clearing cervical cancer virus

Provocative new research might help explain why black women are so much more likely than whites to develop and die from cervical cancer: They seem to have more trouble clearing HPV, the virus that causes the disease.

Apr 01, 2012
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Cancer kills less in US, but prevention lacking

Fewer people are dying from cancer in the United States, but a government report published Monday warned that a lack of preventative measures could stem a steady decline in mortality rates.

Jan 07, 2013
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