Japanese mushroom extract kills off HPV in cervical cancer cells

Researchers have demonstrated that treating cervical cancer cells with Japanese mushroom extract active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) led to the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV).

New cervical cancer analysis offers clues on role of HPV

Efforts to analyze the genome of cervical cancer has finally yielded some results and discoveries.

Cervical cancer: Know all about the top cancer-killer among Indian women

Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix or cancer of the entrance to the uterus (womb). It can also be defined as a type of cancer that happens in the cells of the cervix.

33% of throat cancer cases linked to Human Papillomavirus

One third of people suffering from throat cancer are infected with a form of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a study has suggested.

Smokers and single men more likely to acquire oral cancer

A new study suggests that smokers and single men are more likely to acquire cancer-causing oral human papillomavirus (HPV).

HPV testing could cut cervical cancers by a third

Testing women for HPV first, instead of using the traditional cervical screening test to detect abnormal cells in the cervix, could cut cervical cancer cases by a third in UK.

Scientists engineer potent weapon against cancer

Scientists have synthesised a molecule that targets and destroys a key protein responsible for development of cervical and other cancers, says a study.

New weapon in fight against cervical cancer identified

Scientists have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers.

India tops cervical cancer deaths: Study

With nearly 73,000 women dying every year, India now tops the world in cervical cancer deaths according to a report released today by a US-based research and advocacy group.

Some lung cancers linked to common virus

A common virus known to cause cervical and head and neck cancers may also trigger some cases of lung cancer, according to new research led by an Indian-origin scientist.

Vaccination can prevent cervical cancer deaths: Experts

India, where over 70,000 women die of cervical cancer every year, should opt for preventive vaccination against the Human Papillomavirus.

Authenticity of cervical cancer vaccine trial in India questioned

A new study has raised further questions about a controversial trial of HPV vaccines in India.

New anti-cancer vaccine developed and tested

Researchers have developed and tested a synthetic vaccine in mice and found it to be effective in killing human papillomavirus-derived cancer, a virus linked to cervical cancers among others.

One in six cancers `caused by preventable infections`

Largely preventable or treatable infections with viruses, bacteria and parasites cause about two million new cancer cases.

Genital warts tied to range of cancers

People who`ve ever had genital warts may have a somewhat higher risk of several types of cancer -- possibly including common skin cancers, a new study suggests.

Report links HPV with heart attacks, strokes

A new study shows heart attacks and strokes are more common in women infected with human papillomavirus, or HPV.

Partners have 20% chance to contract HPV virus: Study

There`s a 20% chance that his or her partner will pick up the virus within six months.

Early male circumcision may help cut rates of HIV

Early circumcision in males may slow down the spread of HIV.