A possible association of human papilloma virus with a subset of colorectal adenocarcinomas.

3544 Background: There have been some reports of an association between human papilloma virus (HPV) and colonic neoplasms, but large scale investigations of this subject are particularly lacking. In this study we examined a cohort of colorectal adenocarcinomas for the presence of HPV 16 and 18 E6 viral protein expression. METHODS A tissue microarray… CONTINUE READING