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4 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New Cancer Gene Therapy Study Findings Have Been Reported from Jilin...

It has been reported that telomerase and hTERT are significantly upregulated in majority of cancers including cervical cancer, thus, downregulation of hTERT is a promising target in malignant tumor treatment."

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Related Topix: Health

8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Editing HPV's genes to kill cervical cancer cells

Using the genome editing tool known as CRISPR, the researchers were able to selectively destroy two viral genes responsible for the growth and survival of cervical carcinoma cells, causing the cancer cells to self-destruct.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Genetics

Tue Aug 19, 2014

New York Daily News

Get tested early and often to help detect HPV: Melissa Mark-Viverito

It had been a while since I had seen a gynecologist - two years, in fact. I know I am supposed to have an annual exam, but as many of us do, I allowed time to pass and work to take over.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health

Sys-Con Media

Grounds for Health Appoints New Executive Director

Mr. Stallworthy replaces August Burns, who is stepping down after 10 years of committed service.

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Related Topix: Health, Agriculture, Science

WJRT

Avastin approved for late-stage cervical cancer

The anti-cancer drug Avastin has been newly approved to treat aggressive and late-stage cervical cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Family, Kids

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Avastin approved for late-stage cervical cancer

The anti-cancer drug Avastin has been newly approved to treat aggressive and late-stage cervical cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

WJRT

Early research with drug restores hair in patients with alopecia

The anti-cancer drug Avastin has been newly approved to treat aggressive and late-stage cervical cancer, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Family, Kids

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Floyd County Times

A legislative perspective

When it comes to cutting-edge medical research, Kentucky has long played an outsized role despite being a relatively small state.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Health, Medicine, Influenza, University of Kentucky, Opinion

The Washington Post

Too Many Cancer Tests Given to Patients Already at Risk of Death

Older patients who aren't expected to live more than another decade are still being screened too often for cancers, causing more harm than good, a study found.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Oncology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

New York Daily News

All about high-risk HPV

The silver lining for City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in the wake of her HPV diagnosis? She's not alone.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Women's Health, Human Sexuality, Vaccinations

Hispanic Business

Cancer Genetics Inc. Completes Acquisition of BioServe India, a...

CGI will benefit from immediate revenue through BioServe India's long-term contracts with academic and research institutions and its capabilities in genetic research, test development and genomic analysis.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biotech, Dr Reddys Laboratories, Oncology

IcNorthWales

Terminally ill North Wales mum can get life prolonging drug... but only in England

Cheryl Sheard's life could be extended by a number of months if she gets access to a course of Avastin which would cost A 24,000 A terminally ill mum will be given a drug which could prolong her life - but only if the NHS in England are willing to fund it.

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Related Topix: Denbighshire County, Wales, United Kingdom, Health, Wedding, World News

New York Daily News

Mark-Viverito reveals she has 'high risk HPV'

Mark-Viverito, 45, used Twitter on Sunday to reveal she was diagnosed with Human Papillomavirus, which she discovered after a recent gynecological exam.

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Related Topix: HPV, Health, Twitter

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Journal Watch

Bevacizumab Approved for Late-Stage Cervical Cancer

The FDA has approved bevacizumab for metastatic, persistent, or recurrent cervical cancer to be used in combination with chemotherapy.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Oncology, Medicine, Hematology

Border Mail

Myrtleford takes ill Carly to its heart

A MYRTLEFORD mother battling cancer has been amazed by the generosity of "complete strangers" who have come to the aid of her family.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hailsham Today

Widower back changes a for routine smear tests

The family of a woman who died of cervical cancer have called for the age at which women have routine smear tests on the NHS to be lowered.

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Related Topix: Health

The Modesto Bee

Bee Healthy: Cervical Cancer Myths or Facts Quiz

Women diagnosed with cervical cancer often have misconceptions about this condition.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ScienceBlogs

Twenty-three years and millions served: CDC's National Breast and...

Next time someone asks you what exactly public health does, repeat this number: 4.3 million.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Breast Cancer

P&T Community

Avastin (Bevacizumab) Plus Chemotherapy Gets FDA Nod for Treatment of Advanced Cervical Cancer

The FDA has approved Avastin in combination with paclitaxel and cisplatin or paclitaxel and topotecan for the treatment of women with persistent, recurrent or metastatic carcinoma of the cervix.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Oncology

The Miami Herald

FDA clears Avastin for late-stage cervical cancer

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Genentech's Avastin for a new use against late-stage cervical cancer, the sixth indication for the blockbuster biotech drug.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

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