Cervical Cancer: Etiology, Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Future Vaccines.

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Cervical cancer is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), especially HPV-16 and -18. Of the half million new cases of cervical cancer reported yearly, 20% occur in India. Mass cancer screening programs to detect and treat cervical cancer and its precursor lesions are not available in India and most other developing… (More)

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