News tagged with human papillomavirus

Targeting hit-and-run cancer viruses

Viruses that can invade host cells, initiate cancer and then flee from their own trail of destruction could be stopped in their tracks, say researchers writing in the September issue of the Journal of General Virology.

dateAug 18, 2010 in Cancer
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The Medical Minute: The worry with warts

Common warts are harmless skin lesions that are usually found on the hands or soles of the feet, the latter referred to as plantar warts. Warts have a fleshy and hard feel to them, can be associated with skin thickening, ...

dateAug 04, 2010 in Health
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Cancer vaccine's added benefit

Vaccination against the virus that causes cervical cancer has had an additional benefit - a marked decline in cases of genital warts, a new study has found.

dateJul 06, 2010 in Health
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Fluorescent probe for oral cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- UC Davis researchers have developed a laser probe for the early detection of oral cancer. A trial with human subjects shows that the device could also be used during surgery to locate the edges of a tumor.

dateMay 07, 2010 in Cancer
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