Posts tagged "cervarix"

HPV: Not Just For Crotches Anymore

According to a new study, HPV is moving on up...to mouths! That’s right, just when you thought Gardasil and Cervarix solved all your problems, now you have to worry about what else you’ve been opening wide. Since the '70s. throat cancer cases have doubled, and the research shows HPV is to…
By: Simcha / October 15, 2008

FDA Guards Gardasil’s Market Share

So far in the states, Gardasil has been the only FDA approved vaccine for the double-whammy strain of HPV that causes cervical cancer. However, in Europe Cervarix has been kicking HPV's butt and protecting women across the continent. While the drug has been in the FDA review process for foreva-eva, it looks like…
By: Simcha / July 1, 2008

FDA Smackdown: Cervarix vs. Gardasil

The FDA is rushing to rubber stamp Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine, for women ages 27-45. Initially, the miracle HPV-preventer has been well received by its intended market -- women and girls ages 9-26. Due to Gardasil’s success, amounting in $1.5 billion in sales last year, its makers, Merck & Co, are looking…
By: Simcha / March 20, 2008