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What STD may cause cervical cancer?

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Dr. Stanley Weiss
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: HPV

Virtually all cervical cancer is caused by a single virus - human papillomavirus (letters capitalized to show why it is called hpv).
Certain types of hpv are associated with cancer risk. Other types are associated with benign lesions. There are screening tests for hpv as well as traditional cytological tests - such as pap smears. There are vaccines to protect against acquisition of some types.

In brief: HPV

Virtually all cervical cancer is caused by a single virus - human papillomavirus (letters capitalized to show why it is called hpv).
Certain types of hpv are associated with cancer risk. Other types are associated with benign lesions. There are screening tests for hpv as well as traditional cytological tests - such as pap smears. There are vaccines to protect against acquisition of some types.
Dr. Stanley Weiss
Dr. Stanley Weiss
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: HPV DOES cause it

Hpv is the one and only cause of 99.
5% plus (essentially all) of all cervical cancers. Human papilloma virus - the virus that also causes genital warts is the cause of cervical cancers.

In brief: HPV DOES cause it

Hpv is the one and only cause of 99.
5% plus (essentially all) of all cervical cancers. Human papilloma virus - the virus that also causes genital warts is the cause of cervical cancers.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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