Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC) may be treated with a combination of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (administered before surgery) and p53 gene therapy, according to a new clinical trial. The trial ... Read more
The Xoft System, which delivers precisely targeted radiation to tumors, could work against uterus and cervical cancer in addition to the cancers it has already been successful against, according ... Read more
Researchers have identified a type of cervical cancer that is triggered by human papillomavirus (HPV) but does not depend on it to grow. The finding could explain why some patients do not respond ... Read more
Sexually active college women infected with the human papilloma virus (HPV) are aware of their risk of developing cervical cancer and many support HPV vaccination, according to new research. The ... Read more
Controlling the expression levels of a protein called TIP60, whose activity suppresses tumor growth and metastasis, may become a potential therapeutic strategy to treat several cancer types, including cervical ... Read more
The choice of words used by doctors use while recommending a child be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV) can influence whether parents will agree or not, according to a study ... Read more
Japanese women who became adolescents between 1993 and 2008, a period in which vaccination against cervical cancer was temporarily suspended, are at higher risk of having HPV16/18 infection, which is ... Read more