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Epidemiologic classification of human papillomavirus types associated with cervical cancer.
BACKGROUND Infection with human papilloma virus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer, but the risk associated with the various HPV types has not been adequately assessed. METHODS We pooledExpand
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Evidence for a causal association between human papillomavirus and a subset of head and neck cancers.
BACKGROUND High-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are etiologic agents for anogenital tract cancers and have been detected in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs). We investigated,Expand
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Human papillomavirus is a necessary cause of invasive cervical cancer worldwide
A recent report that 93 per cent of invasive cervical cancers worldwide contain human papillomavirus (HPV) may be an underestimate, due to sample inadequacy or integration events affecting the HPV L1Expand
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Prevalence of human papillomavirus in cervical cancer: a worldwide perspective. International biological study on cervical cancer (IBSCC) Study Group.
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have shown that the association of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) with cervical cancer is strong, independent of other risk factors, and consistent in severalExpand
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Against which human papillomavirus types shall we vaccinate and screen? the international perspective
At least 15 types of HPV have been associated with cervical cancer, but current HPV vaccines confer only type‐specific immunity. To determine geographic variations in the HPV type distribution inExpand
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Male circumcision, penile human papillomavirus infection, and cervical cancer in female partners.
BACKGROUND It is uncertain whether male circumcision reduces the risks of penile human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the man and of cervical cancer in his female partner. METHODS We pooled dataExpand
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Detection of BK virus and JC virus in urine and brain tissue by the polymerase chain reaction.
DNAs of the human polyomaviruses BK virus (BKV) and JC virus (JCV) were amplified by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) by using a single pair of 20-base oligonucleotide primers that wereExpand
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Association of BK viruria with hemorrhagic cystitis in recipients of bone marrow transplants.
Fifty-three recipients of bone marrow transplants were monitored prospectively for urinary excretion of human polyomaviruses by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays of urinary supernatants and DNAExpand
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Epidemiology of HPV infection among Mexican women with normal cervical cytology
Cervical cancer is caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) and is the most common cancer among Mexican women, but no population‐based studies have reported the prevalence and determinants of HPVExpand
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Benefits and costs of using HPV testing to screen for cervical cancer.
CONTEXT Despite quality assurance standards, Papanicolaou (Pap) test characteristics remain less than optimal. OBJECTIVE To compare the societal costs and benefits of human papillomavirus (HPV)Expand
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