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Biotech Unveils Drug for Viral Infections Tied to Cervical Cancer - Xconomy

August 22, 2014 - 7:17am

Biotech Unveils Drug for Viral Infections Tied to Cervical Cancer
Xconomy
A small San Diego biotech has identified a drug that appears to prevent several subtypes of the human papillomavirus (HPV) from replicating—including the two HPV subtypes that cause 70 percent of all cases of cervical cancer. “It's early, so we ...
Study shows Hera Therapeutics compound combats HPV types that cause most ...Medical Xpress
Study shows Hera Therapeutics experimental compound shuts down human ...PR Newswire (press release)

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The cure for cancer that parents won't use - Washington Post

August 21, 2014 - 9:04pm

Reason (blog)

The cure for cancer that parents won't use
Washington Post
I was certainly receptive: HPV, as it's commonly called, causes cervical cancer, cancer of the tonsils, cancer of the back of the tongue and, less often, cancers of the vulva, vagina, anus and penis. It seemed important to ensure that my kids were ...
How to Prevent Your Kids from Getting CancerReason (blog)
Doctors want kids to get HPV vaccine. Why?Tech Times
Parents should reconsider avoiding HPV vaccines for their kidsDaily Digest
Pharmacy Times
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HealthFix: When and why to be screened for cervical cancer - fox13now.com

August 21, 2014 - 1:50pm

HealthFix: When and why to be screened for cervical cancer
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Cervical cancer occurs when malignant cells form in the cervix. The development is usually quite slow, but if left undetected, the cancer cells can spread more deeply into the cervix and surrounding tissues. Before malignancies appear, the cells in the ...

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How self-testing can help beat cervical cancer - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

August 21, 2014 - 6:31am

Spectator.co.uk (blog)

How self-testing can help beat cervical cancer
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
Self-testing is now available to any individual wishing to rule out conditions such as diabetes, pregnancy and bowel cancer. Traditionally, however, screening for cervical cancer has required women to attend a GP surgery in order to have a small sample ...

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How self-testing can help beat cervical cancer - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

August 21, 2014 - 6:31am

Spectator.co.uk (blog)

How self-testing can help beat cervical cancer
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
Self-testing is now available to any individual wishing to rule out conditions such as diabetes, pregnancy and bowel cancer. Traditionally, however, screening for cervical cancer has required women to attend a GP surgery in order to have a small sample ...

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VIDEO: Metastatic cervical cancer yields to immunotherapy - The Oncology Report

August 21, 2014 - 12:05am

VIDEO: Metastatic cervical cancer yields to immunotherapy
The Oncology Report
CHICAGO – For the first time, researchers have shown that immunotherapy using adoptive T-cell therapy can induce complete remission in metastatic cervical cancer. The study involved just nine patients given a single infusion of human papillomavirus ...

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VIDEO: Metastatic cervical cancer yields to immunotherapy - The Oncology Report

August 21, 2014 - 12:05am

VIDEO: Metastatic cervical cancer yields to immunotherapy
The Oncology Report
CHICAGO – For the first time, researchers have shown that immunotherapy using adoptive T-cell therapy can induce complete remission in metastatic cervical cancer. The study involved just nine patients given a single infusion of human papillomavirus ...

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FDA Approves Avastin for Advanced Cervical Cancer - Cancer Network

August 19, 2014 - 1:37pm

FDA Approves Avastin for Advanced Cervical Cancer
Cancer Network
“Avastin is the first drug approved for patients with late-stage cervical cancer since the 2006 approval of topotecan with cisplatin,” said Richard Pazdur, MD, director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug ...

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Avastin approved for late-stage cervical cancer - 13abc Action News

August 19, 2014 - 12:37pm

Avastin approved for late-stage cervical cancer
13abc Action News
15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The anti-cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) has been newly approved to treat aggressive and late-stage cervical cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release. Cervical cancer is most often caused by ...

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NY / Region|Council Speaker, on Twitter, Says She Has HPV Infection - New York Times

August 19, 2014 - 11:41am

NY1

NY / Region|Council Speaker, on Twitter, Says She Has HPV Infection
New York Times
... merged her outgoing Twitter persona and a private predicament by revealing that she has “high risk” human papillomavirus — the most common sexually transmitted infection and one that is linked to cervical cancer. In a series of unusually candid ...
Cervical-cancer scare over for Mark-ViveritoNew York Post
Melissa Mark-Viverito Does Not Have Cervical Cancer, She SaysDNAinfo
New Tests Say Council Speaker Does Not Have Cervical CancerNY1
New York Daily News -Wall Street Journal -French Tribune
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Education linked to activity levels during the week - WOGX

August 19, 2014 - 11:37am

Education linked to activity levels during the week
WOGX
The anti-cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) has been newly approved to treat aggressive and late-stage cervical cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release. The anti-cancer drug Avastin (bevacizumab) has been newly approved to ...

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Novel Pap test may be more accurate in detecting cervical cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor

August 19, 2014 - 11:00am

Novel Pap test may be more accurate in detecting cervical cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor
A clinical trial is underway that may provide women with a more accurate way to detect cervical cancer. The clinical research study includes undergoing a Pap test and HPV screening to determine how to more effectively evaluate a woman's chance of ...
Free cancer screenings offered at health centerThe Tribune

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Guided Therapeutics Initiates Cervical Cancer Screening Trial for LuViva(R ... - Wall Street Journal

August 19, 2014 - 8:06am

Guided Therapeutics Initiates Cervical Cancer Screening Trial for LuViva(R ...
Wall Street Journal
Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: GTHP) (OTCQB: GTHP) today announced that it will begin enrollment this week in a multi-center clinical trial to expand claims for the LuViva(R) Advanced Cervical Scan to include front-line screening for cervical cancer.

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Storied Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Gets Another Use: Cervical Cancer - Healthline

August 18, 2014 - 11:51pm

Storied Breast Cancer Drug Avastin Gets Another Use: Cervical Cancer
Healthline
Cervical cancer, usually caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, can be stopped if it's caught early, but it can progress in women who don't get regular cervical exams. Once the cancer spreads, or metastasizes, survival rates dip below ...

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Roche's Avastin Approved by FDA for Advanced Cervical Cancer - Analyst Blog - NASDAQ

August 18, 2014 - 4:03pm

Roche's Avastin Approved by FDA for Advanced Cervical Cancer - Analyst Blog
NASDAQ
The approval was based on encouraging results from the GOG-0240 study (n=452), which assessed the efficacy and safety profile of Avastin plus chemotherapy in women suffering from persistent, recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer. The study met its ...

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Health note: Better chance for a cure? Cervical cancer study of promising drug - GazetteNET

August 18, 2014 - 3:02pm

Health note: Better chance for a cure? Cervical cancer study of promising drug
GazetteNET
A national clinical trial is underway with the goal of improving survival rates for cervical cancer patients worldwide. Dr. Charles Kunos, medical director of radiation oncology at Summa Akron City Hospital, is heading a National Cancer Institute study ...

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Roches Avastin Approved by FDA for Advanced Cervical Cancer - Zacks.com

August 18, 2014 - 1:35pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Roches Avastin Approved by FDA for Advanced Cervical Cancer
Zacks.com
The approval was based on encouraging results from the GOG-0240 study (n=452), which assessed the efficacy and safety profile of Avastin plus chemotherapy in women suffering from persistent, recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer. The study met its ...
Drug Is Approved as Treatment for Cervical CancerNew York Times
Cervical Cancer Biologic Agent Fights Multiple Tumor TypesGuardian Liberty Voice
Avastin approved by FDA to treat late-stage cervical cancerTech Times
WallStreet OTC -MarketWatch -Pharmaceutical Business Review
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FDA approves avastin for late-stage cervical cancer - Oncology Nurse Advisor

August 18, 2014 - 11:21am

Oncology Nurse Advisor

FDA approves avastin for late-stage cervical cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Genentech's Avastin for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the seventh indication for the blockbuster biotech drug. The FDA approved the drug late Thursday for women with cervical cancer that is ...

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Health note: Better chance for a cure? Cervical cancer study of promising drug - GazetteNET

August 18, 2014 - 10:33am

Health note: Better chance for a cure? Cervical cancer study of promising drug
GazetteNET
A national clinical trial is underway with the goal of improving survival rates for cervical cancer patients worldwide. Dr. Charles Kunos, medical director of radiation oncology at Summa Akron City Hospital, is heading a National Cancer Institute study ...

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Roche's Avastin plus chemotherapy gets FDA approval for cervical cancer ... - Pharmaceutical Business Review

August 18, 2014 - 2:42am

Roche's Avastin plus chemotherapy gets FDA approval for cervical cancer ...
Pharmaceutical Business Review
Roche Global Product Development chief medical officer and head Dr Sandra Horning said with the approval, women with advanced cervical cancer now have the option of Avastin plus chemotherapy to help them live longer than with chemotherapy alone.

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