Navigation Links
Smallpox Vaccine May Help Fight Cervical Cancer

A modified version of the smallpox vaccine is being tested against cervical cancer. Human papilloma virus (HPV) is associated with 95% of cervical cancer cases, but not everyone with the virus develops the cancer. Cervical cancer affects about 465,000 women worldwide each year and causes 300,000 deaths. If it is diagnosed and treated in its earliest stages there is a high survival rate. //

Doctors at Britain's Cancer Research Campaign hope the vaccine will boost the immune system's response to the human papilloma virus (HPV), which is linked to most cases of the illness, and prevent early cell changes from developing into cervical cancer. A modified version of the smallpox vaccine is being used because it has been shown to produce the type of immune response that the researchers are looking for.

In addition to treating women with pre-cancerous cell changes, scientists are also working on vaccines for women with advanced disease and preventive vaccines to protect young girls from becoming infected with HPV.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Smallpox as Biological Weapons?
2. Is Smallpox Threat Real ?
3. Smallpox Would Spread Rapidly
4. Drug Firm Offers to Donate Smallpox Vaccine
5. Penn Researchers Throw Light on the Structure Of Smallpox Virus Protein
6. Toddler Infected With Rare Side Effect of Smallpox Vaccine
7. Vaccine to quit smoking?
8. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
9. Vaccine for Alzheimer’s diseas
10. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
11. Panacea Biotech To Market Anthrax Vaccine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... ... long-term strategic growth plans, announcing the hiring of Kevin Keelan as a Senior ... and seasoned sales manager, Keelan will be working with Virsys12 senior leadership to ...
(Date:8/23/2017)... ... August 23, 2017 , ... The non-profit Seafood Nutrition ... inaugural State of the Science Symposium in partnership with the Global Organization for ... This symposium provides a forum for global leaders in human nutrition to outline ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... California (PRWEB) , ... August 22, 2017 , ... ... that the key to good health is as simple as eating healthy foods. ... food—whether it be storing fat, making insulin, or breaking apart carbohydrates—depends not only ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... , ... August 22, 2017 , ... Each of the past six years, Lightning Labels ... pictures of these labels and stickers, demonstrating the variety and creativity of their designs. Submissions ... label images came in. Now, it's time to announce the winners of the sixth annual ...
(Date:8/22/2017)... ... August 22, 2017 , ... Five Star Glass is new to the Texas market, but ... of auto glass for most makes and models, in Grand Prairie, TX, located in the ... They have been a family owned business for the past 40 years with 32 convenient ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/4/2017)... , Aug. 3, 2017  Agragen, LLC, a ... active in the biopharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and aquacultural feed ... of its lead drug candidates, AGR131.  This drug ... cytokine from the blood of patients suffering from ... inflammatory bowel disease. ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... , Aug. 2, 2017 Fenita ... Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Professional in the ... Account Manager at Turing Pharmaceuticals, AG. Her skills ... and relationship building.                ... than 25 years of experience as a highly ...
(Date:8/2/2017)...  Life Flight Network and PeaceHealth Oregon Network announced they ... and operational efficiency for patients at hospitals in ... Cottage Grove , and Florence, Oregon ... Flight Network work collaboratively to move patients who require the ... time sensitive emergency exists. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: