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Study supports “catch up” HPV test in older women

July 11, 2023
Cervical cancer screening recommendations for women over age 65 have been lacking empirical evidence; new study found that older women who received a “catch up” screening intervention...

Beta-cutaneous HPV may be predictor of squamous cell carcinoma

Aug. 5, 2021
Moffitt Cancer Center researchers demonstrate a link between the presence of cutaneous human papillomavirus and the incidence of squamous cell carcinomas and identify key characteristic...

Study suggests five antioxidants may reduce HPV infection

April 15, 2021
A study led by Hui-Yi Lin, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, and a team of researchers at LSU Health New Orleans Schools of Public Health and Medicine has found that adequate levels...
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BD submits pre-market approval supplement to enable use of pap test solution with HPV assay

Sept. 24, 2020
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) announced that it has submitted a pre-market approval (PMA) supplement to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of the ThinPrep...
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Echosens emphasizes vigilance, supports Hepatitis Awareness Month

May 7, 2020
Echosens urges increased vigilance around liver health during May 2020 Hepatitis Awareness Month, and calls attention to the millions of Americans from all walks of life who are...
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Roche receives FDA approval for HPV test

April 22, 2020
Roche received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a human papillomavirus (HPV) test, which helps identify women at risk for cervical cancer, according to a news release...

Rare genetic change may boost risk of warts in throat

Oct. 24, 2019
Generally speaking, the immune system does a good job safeguarding us from various types of the human papilloma virus (HPV). Although most people do get infected at some point...

Papillomaviruses may be spread by blood

Sept. 13, 2019
Papillomavirus has traditionally been considered strictly a sexually transmitted disease, but a recent study found that rabbit and mouse papillomaviruses could be transferred ...

Large percent of cancers caused by HPV could be prevented by vaccine

Aug. 23, 2019
During 2012-2016, an average of 43,999 HPV-associated cancers were reported each year, according to a new study published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ...

HPV: A major etiologic agent of head and neck cancer

Aug. 22, 2019
When American actor and producer Michael Douglas publicly announced in 2010 that his “throat” cancer was “probably” the result of having engaged in oral sex, his family and fans...

More HPV vaccinations could prevent cancer in 1,300 Californians

July 9, 2019
Based on a 2017 rate of vaccination against HPV among a group of California 20-year-olds, researchers estimate that this group is at risk for an excess of 1,352 cases of cancer...