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HPV Present in 40 Per Cent of Prostate Cancer

Posted: August 5th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Medicated | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

HPV Vaccine For Australian BoysTwo common viruses linked to human cancers are both present and may even be collaborating with each other in most male prostate cancers. New research has revealed that both the – HPV – Human Papilloma Virus and Epstein Barr Virus – EBV- are present in more than half of prostate cancers found in men, as well as in a high proportion of benign and normal prostate samples.

Major symptoms of prostate cancers are urinating much more often than normal, having a sensation that you need to urinate immediately, getting up to urinate multiple times during the night and hesitancy or difficulty in starting the urine stream, the journal The Prostate reports.

This isn’t the first time it’s been supposed that HPV might have something to do with prostate cancer, in 2003 researchers published a paper in the American Association of Cancer Research Journal CEDP outling the link. In the 2003 article researchers prophetically said that epidemiological evidence was accumulating that sexual history may be associated with prostate cancer, and some studies have suggested a relation between human papilloma virus infections and prostate cancer.

Current research by University of New South Wales, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences Associate Professor Noel Whitaker has found that HPV is present in about 40 percent of breast cancers as well. The new study found that HPV alone is present in about 70 percent of the malignant prostate cancers sampled :: Read the full article »»»»


Australian Boys To Get HPV Vaccine Gardasil

Posted: July 12th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Cankler Science News, Medicated | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

HPV Vaccine For Australian BoysIn a world first, an anti-cancer vaccine usually given to high school girls will be extended to some Australian boys from next year.

Four out of five people are believed to have been exposed to human papilloma virus – HPV – which can cause genital warts and cervical cancer. Two vaccines are available to prevent infection by some HPV, Gardasil, marketed by Merck, and Cervarix, marketed by GlaxoSmithKline.

Both protect against initial infection with HPV types 16 and 18 – causing around 70% cervical cancer. However, Gardasil also protects against HPV types 6 and 11 – which cause 90% of genital warts. Most importantly, the Gardasil vaccine is the only vaccine that also protects men against genital warts, throat and anal cancers :: Read the full article »»»»


HPV: Throat Cancer Linked to Cunnilingus and Fellatio

Posted: October 8th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Applied Science, Blip, Diana Detox, Kiss My . . ., Love and Other Drugs, Medicated, Science, Science News, Toxically Engineered | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Human Papillomavirus – HPV – has been all over the medical journals and alerts of late. In the U.S. theres an epidemic going on right now, raising concerns about, well, oral sex and throat cancer. First hypothesized in 2005, a research study at the College of Malmö in Sweden suggested that performing unprotected oral sex on a person infected with HPV might increase the risk of oral cancer. The study found that 36 percent of the cancer patients had HPV compared to only 1 percent of the healthy control group :: Read the full article »»»»