Vaginal Cancer

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News: Vaginal Cancer

New Pap Smear Guidelines  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
KWQC 6..."We're checking for breast cancer, we're checking for ovarian cancer, we're checking for vaginal cancer. We might be looking for melanoma, so you need to ...

Promising Drugs for Cervical Cancer  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
WebMDIn their mouse model, estrogen is required for cervical or vaginal cancer to develop, according to Chung. So Chung and Lambert gave the mice either Faslodex ...

Genital warts: not just a skin infection help protect yourself  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Philippine Star11, 16 and 18 which cause cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer, and genital warts, the quadrivalent HPV recombinant vaccine is now approved by ...

Empowerment is in fashion  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Philippine Star...which strongly encourages women to get empowered and help protect themselves against cervical cancer and other HPV-related diseases, ie, vaginal cancer, ...

Boys' use of Gardasil is approved  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Westside GazetteGardasil is already approved for use by females ages 9-26 to prevent cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer, precancerous lesions and genital warts. ...

Miss Africa Mizzou crowned  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
UM Maneater..."It makes them more pure, it reduces sexual desire, therefore reducing infidelity and then prevent vaginal cancer. Culturalism, on the other hand, ...

Some further details on the cancer story  -  ‎Jul 21, 2009‎
Western StarThe vaccine was approved in Canada in 2006 for females between nine and 26 years of age for the prevention of cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer

Gardasil approved for women up to 45  -  ‎Aug 3, 2009‎
Adelaidenow...its own protection against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11 and 18 to prevent cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer, pre-cancers and genital warts.

Facility offers peace, safety in trying times  -  ‎Jul 27, 2009‎
Beckley Register-HeraldWhen Judy Condiff's younger sister was diagnosed with rectal and vaginal cancer in March, doctors immediately recommended she be

Trends in disease don't always reveal environmental causes  -  ‎Jul 24, 2009‎
Environmental Health News...to prevent miscarriage, showed a remarkable link to the number of cases of a rare vaginal cancer diagnosed in the “DES daughters� twenty years later.

Is hormone replacement therapy for me?  -  ‎Jul 15, 2009‎
Journal of the American Academy of Physician AssistantsPhysicians started treating perimenopause symptoms in women with short courses of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the 1940s. When HRT demonstrated that

On Their Own  -  Dec 23, 2008
Curetoday.com (press release),The caller was terrified about an upcoming surgery for vaginal cancer. She didn’t know how she’d find the strength to walk into Memorial Sloan-Kettering

Could pelvic burning be a sign of cancer?  -  Dec 9, 2008
CNNBurning in the pelvis could be a symptom of uterine cancer but it is unlikely the reason for burning in the pelvis. It depends on where in the pelvis and

Finding patient needs - financial, emotional  -  Dec 13, 2008
Florida Times-Union,But her grandmother, Claudia Morgan, who is battling vaginal cancer and has been treated by Ackerman, asked Kelsey to include the First Coast Cancer

THE SPERM CRISIS  -  Dec 19, 2008
Mother Earth News,Then again, there's the much less well known genotoxin, DES (diethylstilbestrol) . . . the synthetic estrogen that has caused vaginal cancer in some women

GARDASIL(R) honoured with a Prix Galien  -  Dec 11, 2008
CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse),GARDASIL is indicated for females between nine and 26 years of age for the prevention of cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer,

Comprehensive assessment of burden of HPV-associated cancers in the US  -  Nov 11, 2008
News-Medical.net,Descriptive epidemiology of vaginal cancer incidence and survival by race, ethnicity, and age in the United States (p 2873-2882), Understanding the

HPV vaccine prevents genital warts in men: study  -  Nov 13, 2008
CBC.ca,The HPV vaccine was approved in Canada for females aged nine to 26 for the prevention of cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer and precancerous lesions and

How to ... spot serious medical symptoms  -  Nov 10, 2008
Abilene Reporter-News,1. If you have unexplained weight loss and/or loss of appetite, you may have a serious underlying medical illness. 2. Slurred speech, paralysis, weakness,

Merck Gets Dealt FDA Setback On Gardasil Marketing  -  Jun 25, 2008
CNNMoney.com...an approval of a separate Merck request for a claim that the drug protects against vulvar and vaginal cancer is on hold due to a manufacturing problem.

Walking for a cure  -  Jun 23, 2008
Bennington Banner,She died of a rare form of vaginal cancer in 2004. She was 40. As walkers rounded the turn for the homestretch, they were reminded of Wright,

BPA in Medical Devices Concerns Lawmaker  -  Jun 26, 2008
Newsinferno.com,Studies confirm BPA is chemically similar to diethylstilbestrol, a synthetic estrogen linked to the development of vaginal cancer in the daughters of women

Names in the news  -  May 15, 2008
Baltimore Sun,Rosenshein has formed a medical team that uses technology to diagnose and treat gynecologic cancers such as ovarian, uterine, cervical and vaginal cancer.

Free HPV jabs to start next year; with catch-up shots from this ...  -  May 1, 2008
New Zealand Doctor Online,A three-dose course of Gardasil was approved last year for preventing HPV-related cervical, vulval, and vaginal cancer, and genital warts, in young women

Researcher Raised BPA Alarm in 1993  -  May 12, 2008
Newsinferno.com,Studies confirm BPA is chemically similar to diethylstilbestrol, a synthetic estrogen linked to the development of vaginal cancer in the daughters of women

Dietary changes, exercise can often lower triglycerides  -  May 6, 2008
SouthCoastToday.com,Then it was noted that a few daughters of women who took this hormone developed an unusual kind of vaginal cancer. DES treatment was stopped and hasn't been

Stanford Q&A: David Feldman on Risk  -  Apr 30, 2008
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung),...to the development of vaginal cancer and other toxicities in the daughters of women who took the drug during the '50s and '60s to prevent miscarriage.

Supplemental Application For GARDASIL®, Merck's Cervical Cancer ...  -  Mar 24, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),In 2007, there were an estimated 11, 000 new cases of cervical cancer and 3600 deaths in the US Approximately 6000 cases of vulvar or vaginal cancer are

Potent Brachytherapy Effective Against Vaginal Cancer  -  Mar 5, 2008
Cancerpage.com,To examine the utility of the high-dose rate approach, the team studied 6 patients with primary vaginal cancer and 12 with isolated vaginal recurrence from

Should I Be Worried About Abnormal Uterine Bleeding?  -  Mar 21, 2008
Tampa Tribune,Uterine fibroids, endometrial polyps or inflammation, cervical or vaginal cancer, uterine pre-cancer or cancer, and abnormal pregnancies (miscarriage or

What you may not know about cervical cancer vaccine for 'tweens'  -  Mar 3, 2008
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,...including the protection it may offer against vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer, anal cancer, and head and neck cancers," said Dr. Jessica Kahn,

Glaxo Says Data Shows HPV Vaccine Works  -  Mar 10, 2008
CNNMoney.comCertain strains of the virus can cause cervical and vaginal cancer, as well as genital warts. Cervarix was 78 percent effective in preventing infections

Sexually transmitted diseases are a result of liberalism  -  Mar 15, 2008
NewsByUs,...and vaginal cancer in women. You wonder, “Where did I go wrong?� Maybe this will help. Responsible parents instill moral values in their children.

Does my surgery need a follow-up?  -  Nov 29, 2007
GoErie.com,I am sending you a copy of my Health Report "Vaginal Cancer and Disorders." Other readers who would like a copy should send a long, self-addressed,

HPV shots still available  -  Dec 20, 2007
Kawartha Media Group,Untreated, it may lead to cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, precancerous lesions and genital warts. Regular cervical screening is still required for

increased risk of cancer persists long after treatment for ...  -  Nov 9, 2007
Cancer Consultants (press release),...risks of cervical and vaginal cancer remained elevated for at least 25 years after the diagnosis of cin3. they also observed that the excess incidence of

gardasil(r) is the first cervical cancer vaccine to demonstrate ...  -  Nov 6, 2007
Medical News Today (press release),7 daling jr et al. a population-based study of squamous cell vaginal cancer: hpv and cofactors. gynecol oncol 2002;84:263- 270.

previous treatment for cin3 linked to long-term increase in cancer ...  -  Oct 30, 2007
Medscape (subscription)..."women previously treated for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 are at an increased risk of developing invasive cervical cancer and vaginal cancer

twice the risk of cervical cancer despite operation  -  Oct 29, 2007
innovations report,...there is a great risk of developing cervical cancer or vaginal cancer. but despite this operation and subsequent monitoring, these women still face 2.5

scientists find new cancer risk  -  Oct 27, 2007
Ripley and Heanor News,...been treated for the early signs of cervical cancer were also seven times more likely than average to develop vaginal cancer. the risk fell with time,

women still face cancer risk 25 years after treatment  -  Oct 27, 2007
Science Daily (press release)...a diagnosis of severe dysplasia/cis. they found that 881 women had developed cervical cancer and 111 women had vaginal cancer more than one year after

new data presented on gardasil(r), merck's cervical cancer vaccine ...  -  Nov 4, 2007
American Digital Networks (press release),...cancer and 3700 deaths in the united states. approximately 6000 cases of vulvar or vaginal cancer are diagnosed annually in the us hpv-related diseases,

public health & education | women who have precancerous lesions ...  -  Oct 29, 2007
Kaiser network.org,...women who have precancerous lesions removed from their cervix are at an increased risk of developing cervical or vaginal cancer during the 25 years after

women still face cancer risk 25 years after treatment for pre ...  -  Oct 31, 2007
Cancer Research UK - News & Resources,...a new study has suggested that women may still have an increased risk of developing cervical or vaginal cancer 25 years after being treated for the most

women treated for cervical cancer still at risk  -  Oct 30, 2007
eFluxMedia...were twice as likely to develop cervical cancer as normal female population and seven times more likely to develop vaginal cancer. researchers recommend

study shows cervical cancer risk  -  Oct 29, 2007
Nursing in Practice,...and found that 881 of them developed cervical cancer and 111 women had vaginal cancer more than one year after the diagnosis. it means women who have

pre-cancer lesions ’remain risk’  -  Oct 28, 2007
PakTribune.com,...develop cervical cancer as the general female population and seven times more likely to develop vaginal cancer. the risk remains for 20 years or more,

'offer smears to women with lesion history for 25 years'  -  Oct 30, 2007
Healthcare Republic (press release),...the researchers identified that 881 women had a diagnosis of invasive cervical cancer and 111 women had a diagnosis of vaginal cancer more than one year

reuters health news summary  -  Oct 27, 2007
San Diego Union Tribune,...london (reuters) – women treated for pre-cancerous lesions are at increased risk of developing cervical or vaginal cancer for at least another 25 years,

13abc health alert  -  Oct 26, 2007
13abc.com,...these women had twice the risk for full-blown cervical cancer and seven times the risk for vaginal cancer even 25 years later. some previous research

Two More European Countries Recommend Free Human Papillomavirus ...  -  17 Oct 2007
Medical News Today (press release),A population-based study of squamous cell vaginal cancer: HPV and cofactors. Gynecol Oncol 2002;84:263-270. 19 Madeleine MM, Daling JR, Carter JJ et al.

Free HPV vaccine for female students  -  Sep 20, 2007
Kawartha Media Group,Female students in Grade 8 could soon be protected against one of the leading causes of cervical and vaginal cancer. The Durham Region Health Department is

New York Times Magazine focuses on pitfalls of epidemiological trials  -  Sep 18, 2007
TheHeart.Org,...the "bolt-from-the-blue events" that no one could possibly have seen coming, such as higher rates of vaginal cancer among the children of women taking

Province is only looking out  -  Sep 22, 2007
Newsdurhamregion.com,...in Grade 8 as part of a program to prevent 100 types of HPV which can lead to cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, precancerous lesions and genital warts.



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