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Scientists testing possible vaccine against cancer-causing virus

...Pap smears each year need further cancer exams -- and who can relax, says a second study in Tuesday's journal. Digene Corp.'s Capture test is "a very good option," NCI chief researcher Dr. Diane Solomon said. Not everyone needs virus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/23/tec_308601.shtml
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Medical associations debate solutions to inconclusive Pap tests

...AMWA scooped its sister medical organizations, distributing the patient brochure this month with some funding from Digene Corp., the HPV test's maker. Some experts call the brochure too simplistic. "All of the traditional approaches to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/18/tec_333721.shtml
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Insurance slowing computer Pap smears

...cells with a liquid to remove blood and mucus that can hide cancerous changes. Still others, like Hybrid Capture by Digene Corp., read a woman's DNA to see if her abnormal cells are likely to progress into cancer. And on the horizon: vaccines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/26/ent_229535.shtml
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...Cross and Blue Shield plans already cover the test for human papillomavirus, or HPV, according to the test's maker, Digene Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md. EBay sets $3 billion sales goal NEW YORK - EBay Inc., the San Jose, Calif.-based online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/21/bus_296949.shtml
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Test helps pinpoint risk of cervical cancer

...smears are read as "ASCUS" -- short for atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance. The test, made by Digene Corp., was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Current guidelines for women with ASCUS Pap smears offer...

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