cervical cancer

Taking Stock Of Poor HPV Vaccine Coverage In Japan

HPV vaccine hesitancy in Japan could result in 5,000 additional deaths from the disease, a study by Japan and Australia scientists suggests.

Cervical Cancer On The Rise In Japan, Say Researchers

The discontinuation of a vaccination program against human papillomavirus may be increasing the incidence of cervical cancer in Japan.

How Cancer-Causing Viruses Evolved Alongside Humans

Genomic analyses reveal how cancer-causing human papillomaviruses evolved alongside our archaic ancestors.

Awareness Of Cervical And Breast Cancer Screening Lacking In Indonesia

Scientists in Indonesia have reported that only one in five Indonesian women are aware of cervical cancer screening, while only five percent of women are aware of breast cancer screening.

A Tale Of Two Vaccines

Vaccines that prevent cancer are now a reality. Yet, not everyone has jumped at the opportunity to get immunized. Jeremy Chan investigates why.

China’s First HPV Vaccine Approved

GSK's Cervarix™ HPV vaccine could help to protect the health of millions of women in China at risk of cervical cancer.

Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Professor Surendra Shastri

Cervical cancer is a growing problem in India, but a simple vinegar test could help turn the tides, says Professor Surendra Shastri of the Tata Memorial Hospital.

How HPV Hijacks Proteins To Cause Cervical Cancer

Human papilloma viruses use a protein known as EDD1 to destabilize the body's tumor suppressing mechanisms, scientists say.

Better Devices, Big Demographics: Becton Dickinson In Asia

David Tan speaks to Mr. David Capes, vice-president of R&D for Greater Asia at Becton Dickinson and Company (BD), on the medical device giant’s expansion plans in Asia.

GYSS 2014: Start Companies For The Right Reasons, Say Eminent Scientists

At the Global Young Scientists Summit 2014, a panel of distinguished scientists discussed how research should be driven by curiosity, not money.