Frequency and type-distribution of human papillomavirus from paraffin-embedded blocks of high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia lesions in Thailand.

@article{Swangvaree2013FrequencyAT,
  title={Frequency and type-distribution of human papillomavirus from paraffin-embedded blocks of high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia lesions in Thailand.},
  author={Sukumarn Sanersak Swangvaree and Phon Kongkaew and Jarunya Ngamkham},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={1023-6}
}
Cervical cancer is the most important female gynecological cancer, the second leading cause of cancer mortality in women worldwide and the second most common cancer in Thai women. The major cause of cervical cancer is persistent infection of human papillomavirus (HPV), leading to abnormal epithelial lesions, with progression to precancerous and invasive cancer. This study was conducted to investigate the frequency and type distribution of HPV in Thai women who had abnormal cytology. HPV… CONTINUE READING