News tagged with human papillomavirus

HPV vaccination prevents genital warts in males

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new international study shows the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine protects against genital warts and other lesions associated with HPV in males. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease and ...

Feb 04, 2011 report
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HPV test beats Pap for cervical cancer screening

Two big studies suggest possible new ways to screen healthy people for cervical or prostate cancers, but a third disappointed those hoping for a way to detect early signs of deadly ovarian tumors.

May 18, 2011
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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.

May 07, 2010
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