Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cancer of the uterine cervix: a case-control study in Zaragoza, Spain

@article{Bernal2008HumanP,
  title={Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive cancer of the uterine cervix: a case-control study in Zaragoza, Spain},
  author={M L P{\'e}rez del Molino Bernal and Isabel Burillo and Jos{\'e} Ignacio Mayordomo and Manuel Moros and Rafael Benito and Joaquina Gil},
  journal={Infectious Agents and Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={8 - 8}
}
The raw incidence of cancer of the uterine cervix is Spain is 7,8 per 100.000 inhabitants (adjusted incidence is 5.6). The incidence of this tumor is still low, but a steady increase has been seen, probably related to increasing risk factors. To determine the frequency of infection by different types of human papillomavirus (HPV) in Papanicolau smears from women with and without cancer of the uterine cervix in Spain. A case-control study was performed in women with and without cervical cancer… CONTINUE READING

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