Vulvar Cancer

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Experimental HPV vaccine may treat early-stage vulvar tumors  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Los Angeles TimesThe vaccine is targeted against a condition called vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia, a precursor of vulvar cancer in which lesions appear on the vulva. ...

Health Advice: How Common Is Anal Cancer?  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
U.S. News & World Report...also increased for immunosuppressed individuals; those with a history of other HPV-associated cancers, such as cervical or vulvar cancer; and smokers. ...

Genital warts: not just a skin infection help protect yourself  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Philippine StarErstwhile indicated only for girls and women age 9-45 to help protect from HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18 which cause cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, ...

Empowerment is in fashion  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Philippine Star...get empowered and help protect themselves against cervical cancer and other HPV-related diseases, ie, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer and genital warts. ...

Standing up to cancer  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
New Haven Register (subscription)Women with early stage vulvar cancer caused by the HPV virus received a vaccine made from the same virus — and the majority were apparently cured or ...

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

Effect Of Smoking On Female Health  -  Dec 22, 2008
Kerala Online,80% increased risk of developing the cancer among heavy smokers. It is estimated that 19% of cervical cancer and 40% of vulvar cancer is caused by smoking.

State reports abuse in 2nd Minnesota nursing home  -  Dec 10, 2008
The Associated PressAt the home in Montevideo, just west of Minneapolis, the aide probed the genitals of a resident with vulvar cancer, performed lap dances for two male

Patricia L. Cannoe | Beautician, 69  -  Dec 17, 2008
Philadelphia Inquirer,10 at the Sacred Heart Home in Hunting Park from complications of vulvar cancer. Mrs. Cannoe owned and operated the Chez Vous Hair Salon, at Memphis Street

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,

CDC: Human Wart Virus HPV Caused 25000 Cases of Cancer Annually  -  Nov 4, 2008
eFluxMediaWhite women had higher rates of HPV-associated vulvar cancer than black and Asian/Pacific Islander women. HPV includes about 100 different viruses,

Comprehensive assessment of burden of HPV-associated cancers in the US  -  Nov 11, 2008,The papers on which the LSUHSC public health faculty are co-authors are Incidence of in situ and invasive vulvar cancer in the US, 1998-2003 (p 2865-2872),

Extra copies of EGFR gene signal poor prognosis for vulvar cancer  -  Oct 29, 2008
Science Centric,No mutations in the EGFR gene itself were seen; and although infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV) is a known risk factor for vulvar cancer,

CDC Report Has First Estimate of Human Papillomavirus- Associated ...  -  Nov 12, 2008 (press release),There were about 2300 new cases of vulvar cancer each year during the study period. In contrast to cervical cancer, white women (1.8) had higher rates of

Human Papillomavirus Causes 25000 US Cancer Cases Annually ...  -  Nov 5, 2008
Drug Topics Magazine,There were also nearly 7400 potentially HPV-associated cases of oral cavity and oropharynx cancers a year, and 2300 new cases of vulvar cancer a year.

New study on males shows GARDASIL(R) reduced HPV-related diseases  -  Nov 13, 2008
Canada NewsWire (press release),It was approved in Canada in 2006 for females nine through 26 years of age for the prevention of cervical cancer, vulvar cancer, vaginal cancer,

Campaign vs cervical cancer  -  Jun 13, 2008,MANILA, Philippines—When celebrity model Tweetie De Leon-Gonzales was approached by pharmaceutical firm Merck Sharp & Dohme for its campaign against

A lot of ladies have a spot in 'that spot'  -  Jul 2, 2008
Velocity,There are very few cancers that one can detect early just by performing visual self-examinations but vulvar cancer is one of them,

Diagnosis and Management of Vulvar Skin Disorders Reviewed  -  May 5, 2008
Medscape (subscription)Neoplastic causes are vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia, vulvar cancer, and Paget's disease. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is an infectious cause,

Mothers Less Likely To Pursue HPV Vaccination For Youngest Daughters  -  May 4, 2008
Science Daily (press release)...persistent infection with these strains and subsequent cervical cancer precursor lesions, vaginal and vulvar cancer precursor lesions and genital warts.

Thomas W. Burke, MD, Elected 40th President of the Society of ...  -  26 Mar 2008
PR Newswire (press release),His work has been instrumental in developing conservative surgical options for women with vulvar cancer, including lymphatic mapping,

Sentinel Lymph Node Approach Seen Safe for Early Vulvar Cancer  -  Mar 21, 2008,By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK MAR 21, 2008 (Reuters Health) - Sentinel node dissection appears to be a safe approach in women with early-stage vulvar cancer,

Sentinel Node Biopsy Can Reduce Surgical Complications In Vulvar ...  -  Mar 19, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),Sentinel node biopsy should become standard treatment for selected patients with early stage vulvar cancer, concludes an observational study published in

SPMSD release: Gardasil  -  Mar 7, 2008 (press release),An increasing incidence of pre-cancerous vulvar lesions and vulvar cancer has been noted over the past 30 years. , The incidence of vulvar carcinoma in

Merck Seeks GARDASIL Approval for Older Women  -  Mar 21, 2008
MedHeadlines,Six thousand cases of vaginal or vulvar cancer are diagnosed. The US spends about $5 billion each year for HPV screening and treatment.

What you may not know about cervical cancer vaccine for 'tweens'  -  Mar 3, 2008
Sioux Falls Argus Leader,..."I do not think that the public understands all the potential benefits of HPV vaccination, including the protection it may offer against vulvar cancer,

"My Wife's Gynecologist Is A Man"  -  Feb 25, 2008,Every six minutes an American woman is diagnosed with cervical, ovarian, peritoneal, tubal, vaginal, or vulvar cancer. More than 178000 new cases of breast

when cancer becomes a friend instead of an enemy  -  Nov 15, 2007
Christian News Wire (press release),...her biggest break-through came in totally trusting god with whatever his decision was about her life. with vulvar cancer, if she survived (and she was given

gardasil(r) is the first cervical cancer vaccine to demonstrate ...  -  Nov 6, 2007
Medical News Today (press release),8 madeleine mm et al. cofactors with human papillomavirus in a population-based study of vulvar cancer. j natl cancer inst 1997;89:1516-1523.

yale gauging impact of hpv vaccine  -  Nov 21, 2007
Press Media Wire (Press Release),...cervical, vaginal, and vulvar cancer precursors, and anogenital warts. the vaccine targets the strains hpv16 and hpv18 that are thought to cause 70

Two More European Countries Recommend Free Human Papillomavirus ...  -  17 Oct 2007
Medical News Today (press release),Cofactors with Human Papillomavirus in a population-based study of vulvar cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 1997;89:1516-1523. 20 Parkin DM, Whelan SL,

Study: More Benefits Seen by Gardasil HPV Vaccine  -  Sep 20, 2007
Associated Content,18, 31 and 45) are called "high-risk" types because they can lead to cervical cancer, as well as anal cancer, vulvar cancer, and penile cancer.

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