[Human papilloma virus in the etiology of cervicouterine cancer].

  title={[Human papilloma virus in the etiology of cervicouterine cancer].},
  author={Nubia Mu{\~n}oz and Francesc Xavier Bosch and Silvia de Sanjos{\'e} and Pau Viladiu and Jos{\'e} Tormo and Pedro Moreo and Nieves Ascunce and L Carolina Gonz{\'a}lez and L A Tafur and Miguel Gili},
  journal={Boletin de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana. Pan American Sanitary Bureau},
  volume={115 4},
The objectives of this study were to confirm the hypothesis that invasive carcinoma of the uterine cervix and the precursors of that condition are most often caused by human papilloma virus (HPV) infections, and to determine whether or not other risk factors are involved in the neoplastic process. For this purpose, four concurrent case-control studies were carried out. Two included cases of invasive cervical cancer and population-based controls. The other two included cases of in situ carcinoma… CONTINUE READING