A multifaceted study of human papillomavirus and prostate carcinoma.

@article{Strickler1998AMS,
  title={A multifaceted study of human papillomavirus and prostate carcinoma.},
  author={Howard D. Strickler and Robert Burk and K Shah and Raphael P. Viscidi and Alice Jackson and Giancarlo Pizza and Franco Bertoni and John T. Schiller and Angela Manns and Robert Metcalf and Wenchun Qu and James J Goedert},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1998},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={
          1118-25
        }
}
BACKGROUND The presence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in the prostate and its role in prostate carcinoma are in dispute. To address these issues, two laboratories with extensive HPV experience were selected to test specimens from two populations at different risk for prostate carcinoma, using three different polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays and two serologic assays for HPV. METHODS The cases were comprised of 51 African-American (men at high risk for prostate carcinoma) and 15 Italian… CONTINUE READING

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