HPV cancer risk persists for decades

 

Women who have previously been diagnosed with cervical intraepithelia neoplasia with severe changes (CIN3) remain at increased risk of developing HPV-related cancers for decades, a study shows.

Dutch researchers say findings from their population-based study of nearly 180,000 women suggest a need for increased vigilance and screening for HPV-related complications, such as anogenital and oropharyngeal cancers,

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