Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - structure, epidemiology and pathogenesis.

@article{Morshed2014HumanP,
  title={Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - structure, epidemiology and pathogenesis.},
  author={Kamal Morshed and Dorota Polz-Gruszka and Marcin Szymański and Małgorzata Polz-Dacewicz},
  journal={Otolaryngologia polska = The Polish otolaryngology},
  year={2014},
  volume={68 5},
  pages={
          213-9
        }
}
The number of cancers is constantly increasing. An important role in the etiology of many of them is played by the viral factor, by oncogenic viruses, such as the Human Papillomavirus. The article shows current epidemiological situation and describes the structure of the virus and modes of transmission. It also explains the role of HPV infection in cancer with particular emphasis on oropharynx and head and neck cancer. Summarizing, HPV infection plays an important role in carcinogenesis of the… CONTINUE READING
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