Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in cervical and oral cancers in central India.

@article{Gheit2009PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of human papillomavirus types in cervical and oral cancers in central India.},
  author={Tarik Gheit and Salvatore Vaccarella and Markus Schmitt and Michael Pawlita and Silvia Franceschi and Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan and Bakary S. Sylla and Massimo Tommasino and Nitin M. Gangane},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={2009},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={636-9}
}
Cervical cancer that is associated with high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV) is the most common malignancy in Indian women. Therefore, the establishment of a prevention program is urgently required considering both vaccination and screening. However, relatively little is known about the prevalence of the different HPV types in cervical cancers in different regions of India, particularly central India. In this study, we have determined the HPV type distribution in 180 cervical cancers of women… CONTINUE READING

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