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The Papillomaviruses

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2008 - Spring


edited by Daniel C. DiMaio, M.D., Ph.D., Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Genetics and professor of therapeutic radiology, and Robert L. Garcea (Springer) This volume offers a complete description of the current state of knowledge about the biology of the papillomaviruses. It evaluates the risk to humans posed by infection with human papillomaviruses (HPV), including cervical cancer, the second most common cancer in women worldwide. This book also considers the possible involvement of HPV infection in cancers in other body sites.