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CERVARIX(R) U.S. Regulatory Update

...cer-related death in women between the ages of 20 to 39 in the United States. Also, in the U.S. each year there are an estimated 3.5 million abnormal pap smears, and more than 1.5 million precancerous lesions are diagnosed. GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals - GSK's vaccines business is one of the world...

Helix BioPharma Receives Approval to Initiate Phase II Pharmacokinetic Clinical Study of Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in Patients with Low-Grade Cervical Lesions

...label, single-arm trial in 28 female patients. Eligible women will be between 18 and 45 years of age and will present with a cytological diagnosis of pap IIID, a colposcopic diagnosis of mild to moderate cervical dysplasia and confirmed human papilloma virus ("HPV") positive status. The clinical ...

SleepQuest Compliance Again Doubles Industry Average

...many different complications that might occur with pap treatment," said Robert Koenigsberg, SleepQuest Pr...a partial awakening to prevent suffocation. During pap treatment (Continuous, Bi-level and AutoPAP), the ...ion of facial interface type, the most appropriate pap device, and air flow settings that are most comfor...

Promising Clinical Data on Gen-Probe's APTIMA(R) HPV Test Presented at Major European Medical Meeting

...vical cancer screening in the United States is the pap test. Since the mid-1950s, screening with the pap test has dramatically reduced the number of deaths...s from the disease. Despite the success of pap testing in reducing mortality from cervical cancer...

Mexican Department of Public Health to Launch Screening for Human Papillomavirus (HPV), Cause of Cervical Cancer

...the papillomavirus test along with the traditional pap smear. In 2009, the pilot program will be expanded...ause abnormal cells to form. While the traditional pap smear is usually able to find abnormal cells, it s...hysicians are advised that they can supplement the pap with HPV testing in women 25-65 for additional pro...

Video: Women Unsatisfied With Body and Breasts, Less Likely to Comply With Screenings, Including Mammography

... awareness campaign, finds that women who feel good about their overall physical appearance are more likely to have had mammograms (68% versus 59%) or pap smears (78% versus 61%) than women who are unsatisfied with their overall physical appearance. "Making the connection between self-esteem and preven...

Latest Sleep Disorder Technology Tested With SleepQuest

...wherever they are sleeping. The technology is intended to more easily provide data that can be used to improve the quality of care for those requiring pap treatment. "We take pride in working with companies on the cutting edge of technology," said Robert Koenigsberg, President/CEO of SleepQuest. "We wa...

Gen-Probe Launches in Europe CE-Marked APTIMA(R) HPV Assay for Detection of Human Papillomavirus

...ommon test used for cervical cancer screening is the Pap test. Although the pap test has helped reduce mortality from cervical cancer in many countries, it...oes have limitations. One such limitation is poor sensitivity of individual pap smears, which means the test misses cancers or precancerous changes. As a r...

Quest Diagnostics Campaign Challenges Colorectal Cancer Screening Status Quo

...ual testing over the next five years. The value of regular health screening is well-recognized in the U.S. Nearly 60 percent of women have an annual pap test(1) and as many as 79 percent of men receive PSA screening every year for prostate cancer.(2) Yet in one randomized clinical study, only 31% of pa...

Survey Shows Most Women Can't Separate Fact From Fiction When It Comes to Cervical Cancer Prevention

...think they need the HPV test if they've had normal pap smears all their lives. However, the pap isn't foolproof. It's still possible to suddenly d... normal Paps. Getting the HPV test along with your pap if you're over 30 -- when you are most at risk -- ...

Cepheid Enters Agreement To Exclusively License HPV Portfolio Developed by Quantovir AB

...ecommendations state that HPV DNA testing may be used in conjunction with a pap in women over 30, to follow patients with previous positive high-risk HPV screening results, or when pap results are uncertain. Analysts have estimated the current domestic market ...

NeoMatrix Announces Additional Funding for Breakthrough Breast Cancer Screening Test

...re/ -- NeoMatrix, developer of the HALO(TM) Breast pap Test, the first automatic, noninvasive test design...ix as we continue to commercialize the HALO Breast pap Test. I look forward to their active participation... at Long Island University. About HALO(TM) Breast pap Test Drawing on the proven success of screening f...
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