Human Papillomavirus Infection and Human Cancer

Elias Rubinstein, Marketta Järveläinen
2012 Journal of Virology and Microbiology  
The article is a review and the aim is to discuss human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated human cancers. In the text, the concept of Harald zur Hausen plays an essential role. Cervical, vulval, vaginal, penile, anal, orophrayngeal and conjunctival cancers are important neoplasias induced by HPVs. HPVs count annually worldwide for about 28% of the cancer incidence attributable to infections. HPV self-testing is an essential new method of HPV detection -it is gaining increasing importance. Another
more » ... mportance. Another vital move is HPV vaccination.
doi:10.5171/2012.298411 fatcat:5o5ivwbjanbsngkjuljjj45nbm