Postmodern cancer: the role of human immunodeficiency virus in uterine cervical cancer.

@article{Clarke2002PostmodernCT,
  title={Postmodern cancer: the role of human immunodeficiency virus in uterine cervical cancer.},
  author={Barbie Clarke and Runjan Chetty},
  journal={Molecular pathology : MP},
  year={2002},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={19-24}
}
The association between cervical cancer and human papillomavirus (HPV) is well known, but its association with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is controversial. Coinfection with HPV and HIV is to be expected and recent epidemiological data from Africa show that cervical cancer is the most common AIDS defining neoplasm in women. Unlike other AIDS defining neoplasms, the occurrence of cervical cancer is not dependent on immune compromise. HIV alters the natural history of HPV infection, with… CONTINUE READING

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