Chapter 30: HPV vaccines and screening in the prevention of cervical cancer; conclusions from a 2006 workshop of international experts.

@article{Wright2006Chapter3H,
  title={Chapter 30: HPV vaccines and screening in the prevention of cervical cancer; conclusions from a 2006 workshop of international experts.},
  author={Thomas Wright and Francesc Xavier Bosch and Eduardo L Franco and Jack Cuzick and John T. Schiller and Geoffrey P. Garnett and Andr{\'e} Z Meheus},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 Suppl 3},
  pages={S3/251-61}
}
The finding that cervical cancer only occurs in women infected with specific, "high-risk" types of the human papillomavirus (HPV) has led to the development of novel, non-cytology-based cervical cancer prevention strategies. We now have sensitive molecular methods for detecting HPV that dramatically improve our ability to detect high-grade cervical cancer precursor lesions. Perhaps more importantly, prophylactic HPV vaccines have been developed that are protective against cervical cancer… CONTINUE READING

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