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  1. Yes, you can get throat cancer from sexRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Jamaica Observer

    IT'S not oral sex, per se, that causes cancer, but the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be passed from person to person during sex, including oral sex. Researchers have found that some cancers of the oropharynx (the middle of the throat) and ...

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  2. Admedus Completes Fully Subscribed $16.1 Million Rights IssueRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | BioSpace

    Rights Issue oversubscribed Admedus raises a total of $28M Brisbane, Australia, April 17th, 2015 Admedus Limited is pleased to announce that its non-renounceable Rights Issue announced on 18 March 2015 closed on 14 April 2015. The fully subscribed Rights Issue has raised a total amount of approximately $16.1 million .

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  3. The transcription map of HPV11 in U2OS cells adequately reflects the ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Virology Journal

    ... use in high-throughput screening assays and the need for a cost-effective cellular system for screening potential anti-HPV drug candidates during all stages of HPV genome replication remains. Methods U2OS cells were transfected with HPV11 wt or E8- ...

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  4. Cancer danger from HPVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    WHAT: The film "Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic" focuses on the lives of five women affected by HPV viruses, which can cause cancer. A question-and-answer sessions with health professionals will follow the film.

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  5. HPV Vaccine: Is it right for your daughter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2009 | Examiner.com

    HPV infections can occur in both men and women. These viruses may also clear on their own within two years, according to the American Cancer Society, which also recommends the vaccine for girls.

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  6. Film calls attention to cancer danger from HPVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

    WHAT: The film "Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic" focuses on the lives of five women affected by HPV viruses, which can cause cancer. A question-and-answer sessions with health professionals will follow the film.

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  7. CMS proposes coverage for joint Pap smear and HPV screeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Modern Healthcare

    Under a proposed national coverage decision, Medicare would pay for women to get a joint Pap smear and human papillomavirus test every five years in an effort to screen for cervical cancer. "Based on a systematic review of the evidence, we propose that HPV and Pap smear co-testing in Medicare beneficiaries using an FDA approved test is reasonable and necessary for the prevention or early detection of illness or disability and appropriate for Medicare beneficiaries," the agency says in its proposed coverage notice .

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  8. New UNM site informs on HPV vaccineRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Lobo

    After five years of research, UNM's Health Sciences Center has created an interactive website to help parents and their daughters make an informed decision about the human papillomavirus vaccine. HPV is common and many types can cause cervical cancer and genital warts.

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  9. Atlanta-based health center for women hosts annual fundraiserRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... of 3 to 6 people to solve clues that related to reproductive health. The theme of the Feminist Find Scavenger Hunt was HPV (Human Papillomavirus Virus) Awareness. The scavenger hunt took place across the Little Five Points section of Atlanta. There ...

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  10. The Get Garded campaign aims at raising awareness about HPV in gay and bisexual men.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 24 Hours

    With women most often being mentioned when it comes to the Human Papollomavirus, the new campaign Get Garded will focus on high numbers in the gay and bisexual male community. It's not common knowledge that 60% of gay and bisexual men and nearly 80% of men who are HIV positive have HPV, according to Michael Kwag, knowledge translation manager with Health Initiative for Men.

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  11. For Oral Cancer Awareness Month, California Dental Association...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PRWeb

    ... year. The two most common pathways by which people develop oral cancer are through exposure to the human papillomavirus (HPV) - the same virus responsible for the majority of cervical cancers in women - and through tobacco and alcohol use. All forms ...

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  12. HPV vaccine is cost-effective for boys: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New York Daily News

    Already recommended in several countries for girls, HPV vaccination could also be cost-effective for boys in the prevention of oral cancer. A Canadian study provides new evidence for the cost effectiveness of vaccinating boys for the human papilloma virus to prevent oral cancer.

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  13. Luxembourg National Health Laboratory Adopts Hologic's World Class...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | ThomasNet

    Improved sample quality, workflow efficiencies and flexibility drive transition to Hologic platform MANCHESTER, England Hologic, Inc. today announced that Luxembourg's National Health Laboratory, which operates under the Ministry of Health, has successfully implemented the Company's comprehensive product platform for its cervical cancer screening programme. The conversion to Hologic's cervical screening technologies includes the ThinPrep Pap test and imaging system, Aptima HPV assays, the Tomcat pre-analytical processing instrument, and the fully automated, sample-to-answer Panther system.

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  14. Cervical cancer common amongst African womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | New Vision

    Cervical cancer is caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. It affects younger age groups as a result of early sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, and ...

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  15. Human Papillomavirus Type 16 E7 Binds to E2F1 and Activates...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | CiteULike

    The human papillomavirus (HPV) E7 oncoprotein can immortalize primary human cells and induce tumor formation. These properties of E7 depend on its ability to inhibit the activity of retinoblastoma protein (pRB), which in turn affects E2F function. ...

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  16. The Oral Cancer Risk You Might Not Know AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Switched

    ... of the mouth), are actually caused by another risk factor -- the sexually transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV). About 20 million people in the U.S. have some form of genital or oral HPV, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine . While oral ...

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  17. Stopping Women's Next Biggest KillerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Project Syndicate

    ... Africa and South Asia). The tragedy is that these deaths are almost entirely preventable. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, coupled with screening and treatment, could prevent the vast majority of cervical cancer cases. But almost 90% of the ...

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  18. Allergy symptoms that persist may mean a bigger problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... head and neck cancer who do not smoke or drink but occurs as a result of infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV). Additionally, people with chronic sun exposure are at elevated risk of skin cancers, particularly on the lower lip. "It's ...

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  19. HPV Vaccines Encouraged for Boys, Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | International Business Times

    A new Canadian study suggests that vaccinating boys against the human papillomavirus can help reduce health care costs in the long run. A mathematical modelling produced an estimate of the effects when an HPV vaccine is given to help prevent oropharyngeal cancers in boys.

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  20. Should boys be vaccinated against HPV?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | InsideHalton.com

    The researchers used mathematical modelling to estimate the effect of giving HPV vaccine to 12-year-old boys to prevent cancers of the mouth and throat. The work suggests if all the 12-year-old boys in Canada had been vaccinated in 2012, between $8 million and $28 million might have been saved because of oropharyngeal cancers averted in that group.

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