Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 24th, 2006
HPV infection is the most common sexually transmitted disease affecting about 400 million women worldwide. Most infections are spontaneously eliminated in less than one year. In the remaining cases, persistent high-risk HPV infection can lead, after several years or decades, to precancerous lesions - called cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) - and then to cervical cancer. The only currently available treatment of...
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