Human papillomavirus infection, cervical dysplasia and invasive cervical cancer in Honduras: a case-control study.

@article{Ferrera1999HumanPI,
  title={Human papillomavirus infection, cervical dysplasia and invasive cervical cancer in Honduras: a case-control study.},
  author={Annabelle Ferrera and Johan P. Velema and Manuel Figueroa and Ricardo Bulnes and Luis A Toro and Jos{\'e} M Claros and Odessa de Barahona and Willem J G Melchers},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 6},
  pages={799-803}
}
A substantial body of evidence has confirmed human papillomavirus (HPV) infection as the central etiological agent in human cervical carcinogenesis. In Honduras, cervical cancer is the most common cancer among women, with a high annual incidence. We conducted a population-based, case-control study of 229 patients with different grades of CIN and invasive cervical cancer and 438 matched controls. A structured questionnaire was used to investigate known and probable risk factors for cervical… CONTINUE READING

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