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can hpv cause breat cancer?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: Only cervical cancer.
Answered on Sep 11, 2013
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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
No evidence so far: No evidence hpv virus causes breast cancer in all available studies , its association in breast cancer patients is purely coincidence as as so many woman have hpv virus infections.
Answered on Sep 11, 2013
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Shown: Hpv has been detected in some breast cancer tissue but nothing has shown that it is the cause of it. It may however, play a role in contributing to its development or recurrence but it has not shown to cause it.
Answered on Sep 11, 2013
Dr. Scott Rudkin
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes.: There is a much stronger link between hpv and cervical cancer, but newer research has found a link between hpv infection and breast cancer.
Answered on Sep 11, 2013

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