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Cervical Cancer Association with HPV-negative Tumors

The loss of wild-type p53 function may be crucial to the pathology of cervical cancer and in the absence of a human-papillomavirus-negative encoded gene product that mediates loss of p53 function, somatic mutation of the gene may be required, according to a report from London’s Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research.


A number of human malignancies, including cervical and anal cancers, have been linked to infection by human papillomaviruses (HPVs). The most commonly implicated HPVs in these malignancies are HPV 16 and 18. Read more…

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