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Cervical Cancer Research Trends

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Cervical Cancer Research Trends
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Cervical cancer is a malignancy of the cervix. World-wide, it is the second most common cancer of women. It may be present with vaginal bleeding but symptoms may be absent until the cancer is in advanced stages, which has made cervical cancer the focus of intense screening efforts. Most scientific studies point to human papillomavirus (HPV) infection responsible for 90% of the cases of cervical cancer. There are 7 most common types of HPV - 16, 18, 31, 33, 42, 52 and 58. Types 16 and 18 being the most common cause of the cancer. Treatment is with surgery (including local excision) in early stages and chemotherapy and radiotherapy in advanced stages of the disease. This book presents important research in the field from around the globe.
Release date Australia
February 19th, 2007
Contributors
Edited by Eleanor P. Bankes Edited by Hatim A. Omar Edited by Joav Merrick
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
tables, charts & illus
Imprint
Nova Science Publishers Inc
Pages
179
ISBN-13
9781600216480
Product ID
1932947

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