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Screening for human papillomavirus, cervical cytological abnormalities and associated risk factors in HIV ‐positive and HIV‐negative women in Rwanda

ConclusionsThe currently used quadrivalent vaccine may be insufficient to give satisfactory HPV coverage in Rwanda. HPV Screening may be effective to identify women at risk of developing cervical cancer, particularly if provided to high‐risk patients.
Source: HIV Medicine - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Original Research Source Type: research

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Effect of polyvalent immunoglobulins on the cytokine cascade in monocytes from colorectal cancer patients: Basis for a new adjuvant therapy
. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Dec 12;: Authors: Gasser M, Lissner R, Waaga-Gasser AM PMID: 29231166 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The results suggest that the combination of lapatinib plus capecitabine can improve PFS and OS in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has progressed on trastuzumab. However, it appears that trastuzumab emtansine provides better treatment outcomes in this context.
. PMID: 29231164 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Source Type: research
Conclusion: The overall melanoma detection rate in our free Skin Cancer Screening Program is comparable to those in European public activities. The costs of free screening programs compare favorably with the prevented potential therapeutic costs of late-stage melanoma. The low response rate of screenees agreeing to be followed up limits conclusions of this study.Dermatology
Source: Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess the effects of ZST93 on cell proliferation and its role in the chemosensitivity to gemcitabine in human pancreatic cancer cells. The effects of ZST93 on cancer cell proliferation, cell cycle distribution, apoptosis and autophagy were evaluated in various human pancreatic cancer cell lines, and the anti‐tumor effects of ZST93 alone and in combination with gemcitabine were identified in a xenograft mouse model. The results showed that ZST93 could inhibit the proliferation of pancreatic cancer cells and arrest cell cycle at G0/G1 phase by regulating the expression of Cyclin D1 and Cyclin A2. Moreo...
Source: International Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
Date: Tuesday, 04 03, 2018; Speaker: Paul Bieniasz, Rockefeller University; Gordon Carmichael, University of Connecticut; Mariano Garcia-Blanco, University of Texas; Eva Gottwein, Northwestern University; Wei-Shau Hu, National Cancer Institute; Jianming Hu, Pennsylvania State University; Rozanne Sandri-Goldin, University of California, Irvine; Building: Building 45 (Natcher Building); E1/E2
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
Date: Monday, 04 09, 2018; Speaker: Bruno Amati, European Institute of Oncology; Jay Bradner, Novartis; Michael Cole, Dartmouth College; Chi Van Dang, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research; Martin Eilers, University of Wurzburg; Robert Eisenman, Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center; Gerard Evan, Cambridge University; Dean Felsher, Stanford University; Carla Grandori, Cure First; Ross Hannon, John Curtin School of Medical Research; Marie Arsenian Henriksson, Karolinska Institutet; Laurence Hurley, University of Arizona; Raghu Kalluri, MD Anderson Cancer Center; Angela Koehler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Linda Penn, ...
Source: NIH Calendar of Events - Category: American Health Source Type: events
CANCER symptoms affect men more than women, but spotting them early could help survival rates. Signs of the disease include diarrhoea, weight loss and back pain.
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
A dispute between the Hawaii Health Systems Corp. and the Pacific Cancer Institute over the cancer center ’s ground lease at the Maui Memorial Medical Center campus has reached an impasse and is headed to state court ahead of a deadline for resolution next month. The state agency alleges the leases signed with Pacific Cancer Institute in 2005 and 2012 are illegal because they violate two federal laws . The state filed a lawsuit in 2nd District Circuit Court seeking to void the leases to comply with…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news
Authors: Mathur P, Jha S, Ramteke S, Jain NK Abstract Silver nanoparticles are particles in the size ranging between 1 and 100 nm. The two major methods used for synthesis of silver nanoparticle are the physical and chemical methods with the disadvantage that they are expensive and can also have toxicity. Biological method is being used as an expedient alternative, as this approach is environment-friendly and less toxic and it includes plant extracts, microorganism, fungi, etc. The major applications of silver nanoparticles in the medical field include diagnostic applications and therapeutic applications, ap...
Source: Artificial Cells, Nanomedicine and Biotechnology - Category: Biotechnology Tags: Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cellular Biochemistry - Category: Biochemistry Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
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