Epigenetic alterations in preneoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the cervix

@inproceedings{Saavedra2012EpigeneticAI,
  title={Epigenetic alterations in preneoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the cervix},
  author={Kathleen P Saavedra and Priscilla M Brebi and Juan Carlos S Roa},
  booktitle={Clinical Epigenetics},
  year={2012}
}
Cervical cancer (CC) is one of the most malignant tumors and the second or third most common type of cancer in women worldwide. The association between human papillomavirus (HPV) and CC is widely known and accepted (99.7% of cases). At present, the pathogenesis mechanisms of CC are not entirely clear. It has been shown that inactivation of tumor suppressor genes and activation of oncogenes play a significant role in carcinogenesis, caused by the genetic and epigenetic alterations. In the past… CONTINUE READING
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