Human papilloma virus

New, improved HPV vaccine could prevent 90 percent cervical cancers

New, improved HPV vaccine could prevent 90 percent cervical cancers

The sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, or HPV, infections cause global disease, including an estimated 266,000 deaths from cervical cancer worldwide in 2012, according to the World Health Organisation.  

Sep 07, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Dentists believe that dating apps could be responsible for cancer-causing STI – This is how!

Dentists believe that dating apps could be responsible for cancer-causing STI – This is how!

As per the report, experts have warned that a huge number of the population is at risk of being infected with human papilloma virus (HPV).

Sep 04, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Top US surgeon to train Indian doctors in robotic surgery

A leading US robotic surgeon, Dr. Chris Holsinger from Stanford, will visit India this week to train head and neck surgeons on minimally invasive methods such as robotic surgery for treating cancer patients.

Dec 17, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

Kissing more dangerous than smoking, can cause cancer

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Jul 30, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

HPV vaccine may prevent multiple cancer types

The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine, Cervarix, not only has the potential to prevent cervical cancer but also other HPV-caused common cancer types, shows a multinational clinical trial, involving nearly 20,000 young women.

Feb 15, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Brazil starts HPV vaccination program

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the country was rolling out a vaccination program to protect five million 11-to 13-year-old girls against the human papilloma virus (HPV), which can cause cause cervical cancer.

Mar 11, 2014, 08:01 AM IST

Common HIV drug can kill virus that causes cervical cancer

In a world-first clinical trial, scientists have found that a commonly-used HIV drug can kill off the human papilloma virus (HPV) that leads to cervical cancer.

Feb 18, 2014, 22:16 PM IST

Men at equal risk of cervical cancer: Study

And you thought vaccination against cervical cancer is what only women need to deliberate upon? Wrong.

Dec 30, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

Expert calls for calm as France hit by cancer vaccine scare

One of France`s top medical experts appealed for calm Monday as a scare over a widely administered vaccine that prevents cervical cancer gathered momentum.

Nov 25, 2013, 21:18 PM IST

Timely tests can cut cervical cancer by a third: Expert

A diagnostics test for human papilloma virus (HPV) can reduce by a third the incidence of cervical cancer in women worldwide, an expert said at a seminar here Saturday.

Nov 23, 2013, 18:06 PM IST

Blood test may help detect HPV-related oral cancers

Scientists may now be able to detect oral cancers several years before the clinical onset of the disease, according to a new study.

Jun 19, 2013, 20:31 PM IST

Awareness key to prevent cervical cancer, says doctors

With India accounting for one-third of the global burden of cervical cancer, doctors Tuesday stressed upon spreading awareness among women to fight the disease.

Jun 12, 2013, 13:53 PM IST