Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 20th, 2000
Infection with certain types of HPV, which is common among young women, increases the risk of cervical cancer. However, less than 1% of young women positive for cancer-related types of HPV develop the disease.
Agnetha Josefsson and colleagues from Uppsala University, Sweden, and a collaborating group from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, investigated whether the amount of HPV DNA is a useful predictor of progression to cervical...
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