HPV-18 is a poor prognostic factor, unlike the HPV viral load, in patients with stage IB-IIA cervical cancer undergoing radical hysterectomy.

@article{Kang2011HPV18IA,
  title={HPV-18 is a poor prognostic factor, unlike the HPV viral load, in patients with stage IB-IIA cervical cancer undergoing radical hysterectomy.},
  author={Woo Dae Kang and Cheol Hong Kim and Moon Kyoung Cho and Jong Woon Kim and Hye Yon Cho and Yoonha H. Kim and Ho Sun Choi and Seok Mo Kim},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={546-50}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to determine the prognostic significance of the human papillomavirus (HPV) genotype using the HPV DNA chip (HDC) test and the HPV viral load by the hybrid capture II assay (HC2) in FIGO stage IB-IIA cervical cancer undergoing radical hysterectomy. METHODS Between January 2001 and December 2005, 204 consecutive patients who underwent radical hysterectomy with pelvic lymphadenectomy for International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) stage IB1… CONTINUE READING