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Department
Health Sciences
Course
HSCI 1120
Professor
C.Stewart
Semester
Winter

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HPV Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)  Many different types of HPV some low risk cause genital warts, other are high risk and cause genital cancers  Estimate that between 20-33% of women have HPV HPV & Cervical Cancer  HPV is in almost all cases of cervical cancer, but cervical cancer cases do not always have HPV  Sufficient but not necessary in causing cervical cancer  HPV 16 and 18 account for 70% of cases of cervical cancer  Sufficient 70% may have been slowly forming  30% is not showing any evidence of HPV Transmission & Diagnosis  Transmission: o Not exchange of fluid, but skin
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