Epidemiology, prevention and treatment of cervical cancer in the Philippines.

Abstract

Cervical cancer remains to be one of the leading malignancies among Filipino women. High-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types, such as 16 and 18, are consistently identified in Filipino women with cervical cancer. Factors identified to increase the likelihood of HPV infection and subsequent development of cervical cancer include young age at first… (More)
DOI: 10.3802/jgo.2009.20.1.11

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