Medical Consumer [SaneVax: What if vaccines were sold like cell phones, computers or cars? No one would question whether or not you felt the need to investigate prior to purchasing. Quite the opposite, you would be considered rather foolish if you did not do your research prior to making a purchase. Why are things different when […]
SaneVax: Why is a highly sensitive HPV test used in vaccine development and not for patient care?
By Norma Erickson, President The SaneVax Team wants to know why consultants paid by the pharmaceutical industry appear to be using the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to promote a double standard of HPV testing to market “cervical cancer vaccines” at the expense of women’s health. Are HPV vaccine manufacturers, […]
Anti-Vaccine Backlash, or Informed Medical Consumers?
[SaneVax: Ten thousand students have refused to enroll in Austin Community College because of the pre-admission vaccine requirements set forth by the college administrators. Is this an anti-vaccine revolt, or something much more logical? Perhaps, it is nothing more than medical consumers exercising their right to informed consent prior to any medical intervention. Perhaps it is […]
SaneVax urges FDA and NCI to establish a reliable HPV genotyping test for virology-based cervical cancer prevention in patient care
By: Norma Erickson 06 November 2010 Last Tuesday, the SaneVax team sent a letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg, FDA Commissioner, and Dr. Harold E. Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), requesting the establishment of a reliable human papillomavirus (HPV) genotyping test to support the national virology-based cervical cancer prevention program for patient care. […]