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FEB 27, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Roche says EU agency recommends Avastin for cervical cancer

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche said on Friday that European regulators had recommended approval of its drug Avastin in combination with chemotherapy as a treatment for women with an advanced form of cancer of the cervix. Avastin, which is already approved in Europe to treat advanced stages of breast cancer, colorectal cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, kidney cancer and ovarian cancer, ...

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FEB 26, 2015 - Washington Times

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Pence says he shared concerns over HPV vaccinations goal

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he had concerns about a bill defeated in the Legislature that aimed to increase vaccination rates among teenagers for the virus blamed for most cervical cancer cases. Pence said Thursday that some people worried the bill's goal of Indiana reaching an 80 ...

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FEB 24, 2015 - Huffington Post

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The HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Women To Have Unsafe Sex, Suggests Yet Another Study

For some opponents of the HPV vaccination, the line of thinking goes like this: Give young women a shot to protect them from certain strands of the most common sexually transmitted disease, and you give them license to throw all coital caution out the window. But according to a new study, this doesn't seem to be the case. Published this ...

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FEB 20, 2015 - Health Canal

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New Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Approved After International Phase 2/3 Trial Involving Moffitt Cancer Center

TAMPA, Fla. – Approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year in the United States and another 4,000 die annually from the disease. However, most cervical cancers are preventable through immunization against the human papillomavirus (HPV). A pivotal international phase 2/3 clinical trial involving Moffitt Cancer Center faculty demonstrated that vaccination with Gardasil 9 protects against nine HPV ...

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FEB 19, 2015 - Shape

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New HPV Vaccine May Dramatically Reduce Cervical Cancer

Corbis Images Cervical cancer could soon become a thing of the past thanks to a groundbreaking new HPV vaccine. While the current vaccine, Gardasil, protects against two cancer-causing types of HPV, the new preventative, Gardasil 9, defends against nine HPV strains—seven of which are responsible for most cases of cervical cancer. (Doctors recommend the HPV shot as The No. 1 ...

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