Tag Archives: human papillomavirus

IMPACT trial: Roche’s CINtec PLUS Cytology shows higher sensitivity in detecting cervical pre-cancers in HPV-positive women compared to Pap cytology

Every year, over 604,000 women worldwide are diagnosed with cervical cancer and approximately 342,000 die from this preventable disease, caused by Infection with high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV). As recently published in the International Journal of Cancer, the IMPACT (IMproving Primary screening And Colposcopy … Read the full press release

Trinity College Dublin research points to the need of HPV vaccination for boys as well as girls

Trinity researchers say new data points to need for introduction of universal HPV vaccination for boys as well as girls. DUBLIN, 7-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study by researchers in the School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, has revealed a high … Read the full press release

Roche’s cobas HPV Test for first-line primary screening test for cervical cancer gets FDA approval

Expanded indication makes cobas HPV Test the only test approved in U.S. that can be used instead of Pap in first-line primary screening in women 25 and older Basel, 29-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that … Read the full press release

University of Leeds Scientists discovered new way to fight against cervical cancer

4-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Scientists at the University of Leeds have found a way to target and destroy a key protein associated with the development of cervical and other cancers. The E7 protein is produced early in the lifecycle of the … Read the full press release