Lack of human papillomavirus DNA in colon adenocarcinama and adenoma.

  title={Lack of human papillomavirus DNA in colon adenocarcinama and adenoma.},
  author={Arezoo Aghakhani and Rasool Hamkar and Amitis Ramezani and Farahnaz Bidari-Zerehpoosh and Shahram Sabeti and Nastaran Ghavami and Mohammad Banifazl and Niloofar Rashidi and Ali Eslamifar},
  journal={Journal of cancer research and therapeutics},
  volume={10 3},
BACKGROUND Human papilloma viruses (HPV) have been detected in several types of cancers. Over the last few years, a possible correlation between HPV infection and colon cancers has been suggested. The aim of this study was to assess the presence of HPV-DNA in colon adenocarcinomas and adenomas to describe the relationship of HPV infection with these pathologic features. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study included formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissue samples of 70 patients with colon… CONTINUE READING