What everyone should know about human papillomavirus (HPV): Questions and answers
- The STI you're least likely to know about-- BUT MOST LIKELY TO GET. // Cosmopolitan;Dec2006, Vol. 241 Issue 6, p305
The article reports on the human papilloma virus (HPV). The virus is sexually transmitted and cannot be prevented by condoms. It has no symptoms but can lead to cervical cancer later in life. The article reports on how HPV and the related genital warts are treated and how they affect patients'...
- Human papillomavirus type 16 variants in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive carcinoma in San Luis PotosÃ City, Mexico. López-Revilla, Rubén; Pineda, Marco A.; Ortiz-Valdez, Julio; Sánchez-Garza, Mireya; Riego, Lina // Infectious Agents & Cancer;2009, Vol. 4, p1
Background: In San Luis PotosÃ City cervical infection by human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16) associated to dysplastic lesions is more prevalent in younger women. In this work HPV16 subtypes and variants associated to low-grade intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), high-grade intraepithelial...
- Knowledge, awareness and attitudes about cervical cancer among women attending or not an HIV treatment center in Lao PDR. SICHANH, Chanvilay; QUET, Fabrice; CHANTHAVILAY, Phetsavanh; DIENDERE, Joeffroy; LATTHAPHASAVANG, Vatthanaphone; LONGUET, Christophe; BUISSON, Yves // BMC Cancer;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background Cervical cancer is the first female cancer in Lao PDR, a low-income country with no national screening and prevention programs for this human papillomavirus (HPV) associated pathology. HIV-infected women have a higher risk of persistent oncogenic HPV infection. The purpose of this...
- CERVICAL CANCER. // Diva;May2012, Issue 192, p95
The article presents questions and answers related to cervical cancer including concept of cervical cancer, who can acquire the disease and the causes of the cancer.
- The sexual disease up to 75% of young women will get. Delbanco, Francesca // Glamour;May2004, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p110
Presents facts about the human papillomavirus (HPV). Link of HPV to cervical cancer; Number of HPV strains that can cause genital warts; Consideration of condoms as the best defense against HPV aside from abstinence.
- Evidence based answers to critical questions on cancer screening and prevention. // Annals of Oncology;Sep2012 Supplement 9, Vol. 23 Issue suppl_9, pix53
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- This Vaccine Works Best If Given Before You Get The Bug. Fink, Jennifer L. W. // RN;Oct2006, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p45
The article answers a question regarding the administration of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to a teenager as a cancer prevention strategy. The quadrivalent HPV vaccine prevents HPV infection, which is an extremely common sexually transmitted disease. Certain strains of HPV can cause...
- HPV Vaccination in Adolescents: From Clinical Data to Implementation and Practice. Borruto, Franco; Hoppenbrouwers, Karel // Current Cancer Therapy Reviews;2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p138
Persistent human Papillomavirus (HPV) infections are now recognised as the leading cause of cervical cancer (CC). Approximately 100 types of human infecting HPV exist in nature and according to the samples collected from either precancerous or cancerous lesions, almost ten are responsible for a...
- Making the case for better integration of cervical cancer screening and treatment for HIV-infected women attending care and treatment clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. McCree-Hale, Renicha; Spiegelman, Donna; Aris, Eric; Chalamilla, Guerino; Andrew, Irene; Mwaiselage, Julius; Hirschhorn, Lisa; Fawzi, Wafaie // Infectious Agents & Cancer;2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 7 Issue Suppl 1, p1
The article discusses the article "Making the case for better integration of cervical cancer screening and treatment for HIV-infected women attending care and treatment clinics in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania," by Renicha McCree-Hale and colleagues. The study suggests a need for better integration of...