Human papilloma virus is associated with breast cancer

  title={Human papilloma virus is associated with breast cancer},
  author={Benjamin Heng and Wendy K. Glenn and Yuanqing Ye and Bryan Tran and Warick J. Delprado and Louise Helen Lutze-Mann and Noel James Whitaker and James S Lawson},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  pages={1345 - 1350}
Background:There is increasing evidence that high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) is involved in cancers in addition to cervical cancer. For example, it is generally accepted that HPV has a role in a significant proportion of head and neck tumours, and it has long been hypothesised that hormone dependent oncogenic viruses, such as HPV may have causal roles in some human breast cancers. A number of reports have identified HPV DNA in breast tissue and breast cancer specimens, but these rely on… CONTINUE READING
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