A brief synopsis of the role of human papillomaviruses in cervical carcinogenesis.

@article{Stoler1996ABS,
  title={A brief synopsis of the role of human papillomaviruses in cervical carcinogenesis.},
  author={Mark H. Stoler},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={175 4 Pt 2},
  pages={1091-8}
}
  • Mark H. Stoler
  • Published 1996 in American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
The expansion of our knowledge in the realms of pathology, epidemiology, and molecular biology of human papillomaviruses (HPV) has defined them as the major and best understood class of true human tumor viruses. The interaction of the papillomavirus genome with its host cell produces the majority of cytologic abnormalities at which cervical cancer screening is directed. The epidemiologic pattern of HPV infection accounts for the established association of cervical neoplasia with sexual activity… CONTINUE READING

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