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Title HPV and cervical cancer : achievements in prevention and future prospects / Franco Borruto, Marc De Ridder, editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 401 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Infection and Cervical Cancer: An Old Fact with a Recent Solution / Lutz Gissman -- Human Papillomavirus: Natural History of a Viral Infection in the Genesis of a Cancer / Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto -- The Immunobiology of Human Papillomavirus Associated Oncogenesis / Peter L. Stern and Mark H. Einstein -- The Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer / Xavier Castellsagué, Laia Bruni, Laia Alemany, Mireia Diaz and Silvia de Sanjosé, et al. -- The Basic Elements of a Correct Diagnosis: From Cytohistopathology to Screening / Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto -- Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing: What, How, and When / Ciro Comparetto and Franco Borruto -- Colposcopic Appearance of HPV Infection / Santiago Dexeus, Montserrat Cararach and Damian Dexeus -- Multiple Aspects of Human Papillomavirus Infections / Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto -- Prevention of HPV-Associated Diseases in the United States / Diane M. Harper -- Immunogenicity, Efficacy, Effectiveness and Overall Impact of HPV Vaccines / Matti Lehtinen, Pekka Nieminen, Dan Apter, Proscowa Namujju and Kari Natunen, et al. -- Treatment, Follow-up, and Prevention of Papillomavirus Infection and Cervical Cancer / Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto -- Therapeutic Vaccines for HPV Infection / Margaret Stanley -- Perspectives on Therapeutic HPV Vaccines: Where Are We Now? / Connie Wang, Barbara Ma, Alexander Chen, Chien-Fu Hung and T.C. Wu
Summary Annotation This overview of HPV research, from its discovery to the present day, covers the progression of HPV infection to oncogenesis, explores the effects of HPV vaccination and provides detailed, tested methodologies that are ready for the lab
Analysis Medicine
Cancer Research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Papillomavirus diseases.
Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Etiology
Cervix uteri -- Diseases.
Uterus -- Diseases.
Virus diseases.
Gynecologic pathology.
Generative organs, Female -- Diseases.
Genitourinary organs -- Diseases.
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms -- virology
DNA Virus Infections
Uterine Neoplasms
Tumor Virus Infections
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Virus Diseases
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Genital Diseases, Female
Female Urogenital Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Papillomavirus Infections
Male Urogenital Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Contagious.
MEDICAL -- Infectious Diseases.
Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Etiology.
Papillomavirus diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Borruto, Franco
De Ridder, Marc
ISBN 9781461419884