Human Papillomavirus-Related Cancers

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is associated with several cancers such as cancer in the cervix, vagina, and vulva and oropharyngeal, anal, penile, and cutaneous carcinomas, which is regarded as a great public health concern. The association between HPV is the strongest with cervical cancer because almost all such malignancies contain viral DNA, notably HPV types 16 and 18. The present chapter summarizes recent progresses of the HPV-associated cancers regarding epidemiology, molecular biology, HPV testing, vaccination, and treatment of HPV-related cancers.

Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 2017 Jan [Epub]

Yanyun Li, Congjian Xu

Hospital and Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200032, People's Republic of China., Hospital and Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200032, People's Republic of China. .

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