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

June 11, 2014 - 10:55am

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: Immunotherapy as treatment for cervical cancer - The Oncology Report

June 11, 2014 - 10:55am

VIDEO: Immunotherapy as treatment for cervical cancer
The Oncology Report
CHICAGO – Research demonstrating that immunotherapy can be harnessed to treat metastatic cervical cancer was one of the highlights of the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. We spoke with gynecologic cancer expert Dr. Don ...

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Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer - The Daily News Online

June 11, 2014 - 5:02am

Telegraph.co.uk

Doctors use immune therapy against cervical cancer
The Daily News Online
CHICAGO — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune ...
Cancer pill fights disease and gives lifelong protectionTelegraph.co.uk
Cancer therapy hopeGulf Weekly
Common myths about fighting cancerThe Australian

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Cervical cancer survivor thanks smear test for saving her life and tells how ... - Scottish Daily Record

June 11, 2014 - 4:19am

Scottish Daily Record

Cervical cancer survivor thanks smear test for saving her life and tells how ...
Scottish Daily Record
CERVICAL cancer screening is thought to save up to 5000 lives a year and yet, according to the Eve Appeal, more than 20 per cent of women in the UK still fail to attend screening sessions. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Cheryl McCrorie. TEACHER Cheryl ...

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Cancer therapy hope - Gulf Weekly

June 11, 2014 - 12:49am

Telegraph.co.uk

Cancer therapy hope
Gulf Weekly
A new type of personalised cancer therapy in which immune cells are harvested from patients' tumours, grown in the lab and infused back into the body, showed dramatic results in a small, government-led trial in women with advanced cervical cancer.
Cancer pill fights disease and gives lifelong protectionTelegraph.co.uk
Common myths about fighting cancerThe Australian

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Canada Approves Roche's HPV Test as a First-line Cervical Cancer Screen - GenomeWeb

June 10, 2014 - 5:09pm

Canada Approves Roche's HPV Test as a First-line Cervical Cancer Screen
GenomeWeb
In this archived webinar, recorded Feb. 19, 2014, two speakers outline applications of Rubicon Genomics' PicoPLEX DNA-seq single cell library preparation kit. Jeramiah Smith, assistant professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, discusses the ...

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Canada Approves Roche's HPV Test as a First-line Cervical Cancer Screen - GenomeWeb

June 10, 2014 - 5:09pm

Canada Approves Roche's HPV Test as a First-line Cervical Cancer Screen
GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Roche announced after the close of the market on Tuesday that Health Canada approved the cobas 4800 HPV Test as a first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer in women at least 25 years old. The announcement ...

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New HPV Test Sensitive, Specific for Cervical Cancer - Monthly Prescribing Reference

June 10, 2014 - 1:24pm

New HPV Test Sensitive, Specific for Cervical Cancer
Monthly Prescribing Reference
(HealthDay News) — The new human papillomavirus (HPV) test has higher sensitivity and specificity than Papanicolaou (Pap) testing for cervical cancer, according to an ideas and opinion piece published online June 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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New HPV Test Sensitive, Specific for Cervical Cancer - Doctors Lounge

June 10, 2014 - 1:14pm

New HPV Test Sensitive, Specific for Cervical Cancer
Doctors Lounge
The new human papillomavirus test has higher sensitivity and specificity than Papanicolaou testing for cervical cancer, according to an ideas and opinion piece published online June 9 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. TUESDAY, June 10, 2014 ...

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Immune therapy being used to fight cervical cancer - Indiana Gazette

June 10, 2014 - 12:13pm

Immune therapy being used to fight cervical cancer
Indiana Gazette
CHICAGO — Two years ago, Arrica Wallace was riddled with tumors from widely spread cervical cancer that the strongest chemotherapy and radiation could not beat back. Today, the Kansas mother shows no signs of the disease, and it was her own immune ...

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Cervical Cancer Screenings Recommended No Matter the Test - dailyRx

June 10, 2014 - 8:29am

South Wales Guardian

Cervical Cancer Screenings Recommended No Matter the Test
dailyRx
Two main tests are used to find signs of cervical cancer: the Pap test (or Pap smear), which looks for precancerous cells, and the human papillomavirus (HPV) test, which detects the virus that is the cause of most cervical cancers. Current guidelines ...
Are Annual Paps to Screen for Cervical Cancer Hopelessly Out of Date?Everyday Health
New HPV Test Sensitive, Specific for Cervical CancerMonthly Prescribing Reference
Immune therapy being used to fight cervical cancerIndiana Gazette
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
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Doctors examining best screening method for cervical cancer - KSBY San Luis Obispo News

June 10, 2014 - 7:28am

Doctors examining best screening method for cervical cancer
KSBY San Luis Obispo News
The Pap smear has been the gold standard of cervical cancer screening for the past 60 years, but studies have shown the newer HPV DNA test can spot more cases. Some researchers say conducting both tests can detect the most pre-cancerous cases, but ...

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News from Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet -- June 10, 2014 - EurekAlert (press release)

June 10, 2014 - 6:25am

News from Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet -- June 10, 2014
EurekAlert (press release)
Efforts to prevent invasive cervical cancer should focus on increasing screening rates, regardless of which test is used, according to a commentary being published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Each year, approximately 12,000 women in the United ...

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How Cervical Screenings Can Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer - Huffington Post UK

June 10, 2014 - 2:09am

How Cervical Screenings Can Reduce Your Risk Of Cancer
Huffington Post UK
Jade Goody's legacy was to raise awareness of cervical cancer among younger women - but as we enter Cervical Screening Awareness Week, a leading charity asks whether we have learned enough? Over 20% of women in the UK still fail to attend cervical ...

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KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports - - Study: Getting Screened for Cervical ... - KEYC

June 10, 2014 - 12:00am

KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports - - Study: Getting Screened for Cervical ...
KEYC
Most women are familiar with the Pap smear – that looks for abnormal cells.. but it's the Human papilloma virus or HPV that causes nearly all cases of cervical cancer. So doctors often use the Pap smear plus an HPV test to screen for cancer.. and some ...

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Growth in cervical cancer screening options - WCAX

June 9, 2014 - 9:29pm

Growth in cervical cancer screening options
WCAX
NEW YORK - About 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the U.S. each year. The options for screening are growing, but the authors of a new report say the focus shouldn't be on which test is best, but just getting as many women as possible ...

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Comment: I survived cervical cancer after my friend insisted I go for my smear ... - Exeter Express and Echo

June 9, 2014 - 7:06pm

Comment: I survived cervical cancer after my friend insisted I go for my smear ...
Exeter Express and Echo
In Cervical Screening Awareness Week, Liz Williams, aged 45, from Okehampton, Devon, explains why women should not ignore the invitation to have a cervical cancer screening test. She went only after a friend insisted, and was diagnosed with the disease.

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Worries as fewer women take cervical cancer test - Swindon Advertiser

June 9, 2014 - 6:32pm

Worries as fewer women take cervical cancer test
Swindon Advertiser
ALARMINGLY fewer women are taking a cervical cancer test which could save their lives, health officials have warned. Figures released today, which sees the start of Cervical Screening Awareness Week, show that almost a quarter of women eligible to be ...

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Cervical cancer screening options growing - WPEC

June 9, 2014 - 6:25pm

WPEC

Cervical cancer screening options growing
WPEC
WEST PALM BEACH (CBS 12) -- About 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the U.S. each year and the options for screening are growing. Doctors often use the Pap smear, plus a HPV test to screen for cancer and some may soon adopt a ...

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Increase screening rates to prevent cervical cancer - Science Codex

June 9, 2014 - 6:11pm

Increase screening rates to prevent cervical cancer
Science Codex
Efforts to prevent invasive cervical cancer should focus on increasing screening rates, regardless of which test is used, according to a commentary being published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Each year, approximately 12,000 women in the United ...

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