Human papillomavirus and gastrointestinal cancer: A review

  title={Human papillomavirus and gastrointestinal cancer: A review},
  author={Dania Bucchi and Fabrizio Stracci and Nicola Buonora and Giuseppe Michele Masanotti},
  booktitle={World journal of gastroenterology},
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide. Exposure to HPV is very common, and an estimated 65%-100% of sexually active adults are exposed to HPV in their lifetime. The majority of HPV infections are asymptomatic, but there is a 10% chance that individuals will develop a persistent infection and have an increased risk of developing a carcinoma. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has found that the following cancer sites have a… CONTINUE READING
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