The aetiological role of human papillomavirus in colorectal carcinoma: an Iranian population- based case control study.


BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide and the association between HPV infection and genital cancers has been well established. This study concerned the possible role of HPV infection in colorectal carcinoma (CRC) in the Iranian population. MATERIALS AND METHODS We examined 80 tissues… (More)

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