Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

cervical cancer


Cervical cancer: Mylab launches ‘PathoDetect HPV Detection Test’ to detect high-risk types of HPV

September 29, 2022 9:12 am

‘PathoDetect HPV Detection Test’ detects and discriminates the presence of high-risk HPV strains, including 16 and 18, which cause most of the cervical cancers.

Cervical cancer vaccine ready, likely to be part of govt’s immunisation programme

September 02, 2022 1:07 am

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla, on the sidelines of an event to celebrate the “scientific completion” of the vaccine, said: “The government of India will induct it in a few months in the national programme. It will be affordable.”

Cervavac, India’s first indigenously developed vaccine for cervical cancer: All you need to know

September 01, 2022 8:56 pm

India accounts for about a fifth of the global burden of cervical cancer, with 1.23 lakh cases and around 67,000 deaths per year. How effective is the new vaccine, and what are the challenges ahead?

HPV vaccine to prevent cervical cancer will be given in 2 to 3 doses, school-based drives to be effective, say experts

September 02, 2022 6:15 am

Currently there are no school-based vaccination programmes and hence will have to be planned. Those accessing public health programmes will get the vaccine free of cost at government-aided schools. This should be topped up with a massive awareness drive

India's first indigenously developed vaccine for cervical cancer prevention to be launched Thursday

August 31, 2022 7:34 pm

According to the officials, the qHPV vaccine CERVAVAC has demonstrated robust antibody response that is nearly 1,000 times higher than the baseline against all targeted HPV types and in all dose and age groups.

Why indigenous HPV vaccine has the potential to drastically bring down the incidence & deaths caused by cervical cancer in India?

July 28, 2022 2:36 pm

India in the next few months will have an indigenously developed human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine --- Cervavac --- that will offer protection against cervical cancer, the second largest killer among cancers in women.

Should men also take HPV vaccine? Experts answer

July 15, 2022 11:44 am

"As far as India is concerned, the HPV vaccine is recommended for use in women only," Dr Gunjan Gupta Govil said

Approval for home-grown cervical cancer vaccine could be a game-changer

July 14, 2022 8:52 am

If things go according to schedule, Cervavac should be ready for mass manufacturing by the end of the year. The government shouldn't lose time in including the vaccine in the country's Universal Immunisation Programme.

DCGI grants marketing authorisation to SII's qHPV vaccine against cervical cancer

July 12, 2022 8:18 pm

The government advisory panel NTAGI had recently also approved the qHPV after reviewing the clinical trial data of the vaccine.

In a first in India, Hyderabad hospital performs new cervical cancer procedure

April 22, 2022 5:27 pm

The American Oncology Institute (AOI) at Hyderabad announced that the radiation oncology team successfully conducted the procedures under the guidance of Dr Sushil Beriwal, a Fellow of the American Society of Radiation Oncology and American Brachytherapy Society.