Tag Archive | "vaccine"

Frontline Cancer: vaccines for HPV near guarantee

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Source: www.lajollalight.com Author: Dr. Scott Lippman Dear Scott: “Our son, who is 25, went to the GP yesterday and his doc wasn’t sure about giving the Gardasil I had been bugging him to get. Didn’t you tell me about the benefits of the HPV vaccination?” The note was from a friend. It was personal, but […]

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Anti-cancer jab piloted in gay men

Thursday, May 26, 2016

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Source: www.bbc.com Author: James Gallagher, Health editor A vaccine to reduce the risk of cancer is to be offered to homosexual men in England in a pilot scheme starting in June. The jab protects against human papillomavirus, which increases the risk of oral, anal and penile cancers. It has been offered to school-age girls, to […]

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HPV vaccination rates for boys in Nova Scotia climbing, province says

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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Source: www.cbc.ca Author: Jon Tattrie, CBC News Nova Scotia has one of the best HPV vaccination rates in the country with boys getting the vaccine at the same rate as girls, the province’s chief public health officer says. In 2008, Nova Scotia started offering the vaccine to Grade 7 girls to protect against cancer. In […]

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Forgotten patients: New guidelines help those with head-and-neck cancers

Monday, April 11, 2016

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Source: www.fredhutch.org Author: Diane Mapes and Sabrina Richards Stigma, isolation and medical complexity may keep patients from getting all the care they need; recommendations aim to change that. Like many cancer patients, Jennifer Giesel has side effects from treatment. There’s the neuropathy in her hands, a holdover from chemo. There’s jaw stiffness from her multiple […]

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Call for NZ Government to fund HPV vaccine for boys

Monday, March 21, 2016

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Source: www.nzherald.co.nz Author: Martin Johnston Throat-cancer patient Grant Munro paid for his son to be vaccinated against the sexually-transmitted HPV virus because the Government has refused. A 58-year-old scientific expert on viruses, he is backing a campaign by doctors calling for the extension of state funding of the controversial HPV vaccine to boys. Dr Munro, […]

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HPV rates down, CDC credits vaccine

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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Source: www.thv11.com Author: Winnie Wright Researchers say the rates of a cancer causing virus are on the decline thanks to vaccinations. In recent years, vaccinations have become a hot-button issue for parents and the HPV vaccine was no exception. When the CDC began recommending the Human papillomavirus vaccine in 2006, there was a lot of […]

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HPV vaccines: Research on safety, racial disparities in vaccination rates and male participation

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

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Source: journalistsresource.us1.list-manage.com Author: staff Since it became available in the United States in 2006, the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been a source of debate, with proponents lauding it as a substantial gain in the fight against cancer, and opponents concerned with its implications for sexual activity among youth. With the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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Multisite HPV16/18 Vaccine Efficacy Against Cervical, Anal, and Oral HPV Infection

Friday, October 16, 2015

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Source: www.oxfordjournal.com Authors: Daniel Bleacher, Aimee Kreimer, Mark Schiffman, Rolando Herrero, Ana Cecilia Rodriguez, Douglas Lowy, Carolina Porras, John Schiller, Wim Quint, Silvia Jiminez, Mahboobeh Safaeian, Linda Struijk, John Scchussler, Allan Hildesheim, Paula Gonzalez   Background: Previous Costa Rica Vaccine Trial (CVT) reports separately demonstrated vaccine efficacy against HPV16 and HPV18 (HPV16/18) infections at the […]

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Research Leader Discusses FDA-Funded Immunotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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  Source: www.onclive.com Author: Gina Columbus   Brett Miles, MD, DDS   The investigational immunotherapy axalimogene filolisbac (ADXS11-001) has emerged as a potentially practice-changing agent in the treatment of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer. Shown to generate T cells directed against a cancer antigen and neutralize suppressor regulatory T cells and myeloid-derived suppressor cells that protect the […]

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Vaccine law should cover HPV cancers

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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Source: www.sacbee.com Author: Brandon Brown Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infectious diseases. Gov. Jerry Brown rightly signed a law that requires, starting July 1, 2016, that all children enrolled in public or private schools or day care be vaccinated against whooping cough, measles, polio and other diseases, regardless of parents’ religious or […]

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