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Tag: cervical cancer

Anindya Duttta, PhD, is chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.
HPV Discovery Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments
December 12, 2018

Anindya Dutta and his colleagues have identified a substance that is essential for the sexually transmitted virus to cause cancer. That discovery could lead to new treatments for HPV cancers.

Is money compromising cancer care?
Is Money Compromising Cancer Care?
December 12, 2017

A troubling new study from our Timothy Showalter, MD, points out that providing brachytherapy for advanced cervical cancer actually costs hospital money. And that may explain the declining use of it at many facilities, even though it's the gold-standard treatment. ‚ÄúStudies have time and time again shown that brachytherapy is…