HPV and Cervical Cancer: Updates on an Established Relationship

@article{Subramanya2008HPVAC,
  title={HPV and Cervical Cancer: Updates on an Established Relationship},
  author={D. Subramanya and Petros D. Grivas},
  journal={Postgraduate Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={120},
  pages={13 - 7}
}
  • D. Subramanya, Petros D. Grivas
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Postgraduate Medicine
  • Abstract Despite cervical cancer being considered a preventable disease, it still remains the second most common malignancy in women worldwide, with a higher incidence in underdeveloped countries. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is considered the causative agent of cervical cancer. The major mechanisms through which HPV contributes to neoplastic initiation and progression include the activity of 2 viral oncoproteins, E6 and E7, which interfere with critical cell cycle tumor suppressive proteins, p53… CONTINUE READING
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