Human papillomavirus typing and the reduction of cervical cancer risk.

Abstract

Minor cervical cytologic abnormalities are common, but knowing which low-grade lesions will progress to cervical cancer--and therefore deserve biopsy and excision--is difficult. Since some human papillomavirus (HPV) types are strongly associated with cervical cancer, HPV typing may be a means of determining which patients with minor abnormalities require… (More)

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@article{Jin1999HumanPT, title={Human papillomavirus typing and the reduction of cervical cancer risk.}, author={Xian Wen Jin and Jared J Cash and Alexander W Kennedy}, journal={Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine}, year={1999}, volume={66 9}, pages={533-9} }