Does Human Papillomavirus Play a Role in Endometrial Carcinogenesis?

  title={Does Human Papillomavirus Play a Role in Endometrial Carcinogenesis?},
  author={E. Fedrizzi and L. Villa and Irene Vieira de Souza and A. P. M. Sebasti{\~a}o and A. Urbanetz and N. D. De Carvalho},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecological Pathology},
  • E. Fedrizzi, L. Villa, +3 authors N. D. De Carvalho
  • Published 2009
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Gynecological Pathology
  • To determine the relationship between human papillomavirus (HPV) and endometrial carcinogenesis by comparing data from women with endometrial carcinoma to those of women with normal endometrial tissue. The survey was conducted for 100 women (50 with endometrial carcinoma and 50 with normal endometrial tissue) through HPV-DNA testing of paraffin-embedded endometrial tissue sections by polymerase chain reaction. Age, cigarette consumption, squamous differentiation and tumor grade, endometrium… CONTINUE READING
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