Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes and HPV16 variants and risk of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix.

@article{Tornesello2011HumanP,
  title={Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes and HPV16 variants and risk of adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix.},
  author={Maria Lina Tornesello and S. Losito and Giulio Benincasa and Franco Fulciniti and Gerardo Botti and Stefano Greggi and Luigi Buonaguro and Franco M. Buonaguro},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={121 1},
  pages={32-42}
}
OBJECTIVE Human papillomavirus (HPV) genotypes have been extensively studied in uterine cervix squamous cell carcinoma and HPV16 variants have been found to be associated with increased cancer risk, but few reports have been published on genotype distribution and HPV16 variant prevalence in adenocarcinoma tumors. The objective of this study was to analyze viral genotypes and HPV16 intratypic variants in cervical adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of Italian women. METHODS A total of… CONTINUE READING