Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 11th, 2004
"A total of 21 SCC conjunctiva and 22 control subjects had conjunctival samples tested for HPV types using PCR-based assays," researchers in France report.
"Epidermodysplasia verruciformis HPV types were found in 86% of SCC cases and 36% of control subjects (odds ratio = 12.0), suggesting a role of HPVs in the etiology of SCC," wrote C. Ateenyi-Agaba and colleagues, World Health Organization, International Agency for Cancer Research.
The researchers concluded: "Epidermodysplasia...
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