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How does human papilloma virus contribute to cervical cancer?

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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

The human papilloma virus is absolutely the leading cause of cervical cancer.
Luckily there is now a vaccine which can prevent infection or progression of the most cancer inducing strains of the virus. Modern screening techniques such as pap smear and dna analysis can discover viral infection and pre-cancerous signs long before it progresses to cancer.

In brief: Yes

The human papilloma virus is absolutely the leading cause of cervical cancer.
Luckily there is now a vaccine which can prevent infection or progression of the most cancer inducing strains of the virus. Modern screening techniques such as pap smear and dna analysis can discover viral infection and pre-cancerous signs long before it progresses to cancer.
Dr. Michael Klein
Dr. Michael Klein
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Several strains of the human papilloma virus (hpv) have been shown to be the main cause of cervical cancer.
Prevention, treatment and immunization are ways of decreasing the risk of hpv infections in men and women. Annual pap smears are a must for all sexually active women.

In brief: Yes

Several strains of the human papilloma virus (hpv) have been shown to be the main cause of cervical cancer.
Prevention, treatment and immunization are ways of decreasing the risk of hpv infections in men and women. Annual pap smears are a must for all sexually active women.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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